Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang


[puhp-is] /ˈpʌp ɪs/
noun, genitive Puppis. Astronomy.
the Stern, a southern constellation: one of the subordinate constellations into which Argo is divided.
Origin of Puppis
< Latin: stern of a ship, poop Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for Puppis


noun (Latin genitive) Puppis
a constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Vela and Canis Major, a section of which is crossed by the Milky Way
Word Origin
Latin: the ship, the poop of a ship
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Puppis

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Puppis

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for puppis