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Corona Australis

[kuh-roh-nuh aw-strey-lis]
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noun, genitive Co·ro·nae Aus·tra·lis [kuh-roh-nee aw-strey-lis] /kəˈroʊ ni ɔˈstreɪ lɪs/. Astronomy.
  1. the Southern Crown, a southern constellation touching the southern part of Sagittarius.
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Origin of Corona Australis

< Latin: literally, southern crown
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Corona Australis

noun Latin genitive Coronae Australis (kəˈrəʊniː)
  1. a small faint constellation in the S hemisphere between Ara and Pavo
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Word Origin

literally: Southern crown
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