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Caelum

[see-luh m] /ˈsi ləm/
noun, genitive Caeli
[see-lahy, -lee] /ˈsi laɪ, -li/ (Show IPA).
Astronomy.
1.
the Sculptor's Tool, or Chisel, a small southern constellation between Columba and Eridanus.
Origin of Caelum
< Latin: engraving tool

fiat justitia, ruat caelum

[fee-aht yoo s-tee-tee-ah roo-aht kahy-loo m; English fee-aht juhs-tish-ee-uh roo-at see-luh m, fahy-uh t] /ˈfi ɑt yʊsˈti tiˌɑ ˈru ɑt ˈkaɪ lʊm; English ˈfi ɑt dʒʌsˈtɪʃ i ə ˈru æt ˈsi ləm, ˈfaɪ ət/
Latin.
1.
let there be justice though the heavens fall.
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  • Caelum non animum, &c. Do you think he has reformed now that he has crossed the sea, and changed the air?

    Roundabout Papers William Makepeace Thackeray
British Dictionary definitions for Caelum

Caelum

/ˈsiːləm/
noun (Latin genitive) Caeli (ˈsiːlaɪ)
1.
a small faint constellation in the S hemisphere close to Eridanus
Word Origin
Latin: the sky, heaven
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