Corvus

[ kawr-vuhs ]
/ ˈkɔr vəs /

noun, genitive Cor·vi [kawr-vahy]. /ˈkɔr vaɪ/. Astronomy.

the Crow, a southern constellation between Virgo and Hydra.

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British Dictionary definitions for Corvus

Corvus
/ (ˈkɔːvəs) /

noun Latin genitive Corvi (ˈkɔːvaɪ)

a small quadrilateral-shaped constellation in the S hemisphere, lying between Virgo and Hydra

Word Origin for Corvus

Latin: raven
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