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Lepus

[lep-uh s, lee-puh s] /ˈlɛp əs, ˈli pəs/
noun, genitive Leporis
[lep-er-is] /ˈlɛp ər ɪs/ (Show IPA).
Astronomy.
1.
the Hare, a small southern constellation south of Orion.
Origin of Lepus
From Latin
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Lepus

/ˈlɛpəs; ˈliː-/
noun (Latin genitive) Leporis (ˈlɛpərɪs)
1.
a small constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Orion and Columba
Word Origin
New Latin, from Latin: hare
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