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[mahy-kruh-skoh-pee-uh m]
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noun, genitive Mi·cro·sco·pi·i [mahy-kruh-skoh-pee-ahy] /ˌmaɪ krəˈskoʊ piˌaɪ/. Astronomy.
  1. the Microscope, a small southern constellation south of Capricorn.
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Origin of Microscopium

From New Latin
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British Dictionary definitions for microscopium


noun Latin genitive Microscopii (ˌmaɪkrəˈskəʊpɪˌaɪ)
  1. a faint constellation in the S hemisphere lying near Sagittarius and Capricornus
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