Argo

[ ahr-goh ]
/ ˈɑr goʊ /

noun, genitive Ar·gus [ahr-guh s] /ˈɑr gəs/ for 1.

Astronomy. a very large southern constellation, now divided into Vela, Carina, Puppis, and Pyxis, four separate constellations lying largely south of Canis Major.
(italics) Classical Mythology. the ship in which Jason sailed in quest of the Golden Fleece.

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British Dictionary definitions for argo (1 of 2)

Argo1
/ (ˈɑːɡəʊ) /

noun

Greek myth the ship in which Jason sailed in search of the Golden Fleece

British Dictionary definitions for argo (2 of 2)

Argo2
/ (ˈɑːɡəʊ) /

noun Latin genitive Argus (ˈɑːɡəs)

an extensive constellation in the S hemisphere now subdivided into the smaller constellations of Puppis, Vela, Carina, and PyxisAlso called: Argo Navis (ˈneɪvɪs)
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