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Telescopium

[ tel-uh-skoh-pee-uhm ]
/ ˌtɛl əˈskoʊ pi əm /
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noun, genitive Tel·e·sco·pi·i [tel-uh-skoh-pee-ahy]. /ˌtɛl əˈskoʊ piˌaɪ/. Astronomy.

the Telescope, a small southern constellation between Ara and Corona Austrinus.

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Origin of Telescopium

From New Latin; see origin at telescope
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Telescopium
/ (ˌtɛlɪˈskəʊpɪəm) /

noun Latin genitive Telescopii (ˌtɛlɪˈskəʊpɪˌaɪ)

an inconspicuous constellation in the S hemisphere, close to Sagittarius and Ara

Word Origin for Telescopium

New Latin; see telescope
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