Definition of Columba in English:

Columba

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1A small and faint southern constellation (the Dove), near Canis Major. It is sometimes said to represent the dove that Noah sent out from the Ark.

    1. 1.1Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
      ‘the star Beta Columbae’

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation:

Columba

/kəˈlʌmbə/