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noun, genitive Cae·li [see-lahy, -lee]. /ˈsi laɪ, -li/. Astronomy.
the Sculptor's Tool, or Chisel, a small southern constellation between Columba and Eridanus.
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Origin of Caelum
<Latin: engraving tool
Words nearby Caelum
CAE, caecilian, caecum, Cædmon, Caelian, Caelum, Caen, caeno-, caenogenesis, Caenozoic, Caen stone
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How to use Caelum in a sentence
Tunc Romulus, arma ad caelum tollens, Iovi aedem vovit, et exercitus seu forte seu divinitus restitit.
Quibus verbs audts Brtus ad caelum mans et oculs sustulisse dcitur et exclmvisse: Utinam dgnus tl cniuge martus vidr possem!
Thus hortus in some parts of the Empire became hortu in ordinary pronunciation, and the neuter caelum, heaven, became caelu.The Common People of Ancient Rome|Frank Frost Abbott
In his trahebat continue suspiria et ingeminatis gemitibus eorum quae tenebat in manibus oblitus suspendebatur ad caelum.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
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
/ (ˈsiːləm) /
noun Latin genitive Caeli (ˈsiːlaɪ)
a small faint constellation in the S hemisphere close to Eridanus
Word Origin for Caelum
Latin: the sky, heaven
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