Definition of Apus in English:

Apus

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1A faint southern constellation (the Bird of Paradise), close to the south celestial pole.

    1. 1.1as genitive Apodis /eɪˈpəʊdɪs/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation:
      ‘the star Beta Apodis’

Origin

Latin, denoting a kind of bird, from Greek apous.

Pronunciation

Apus

/ˈeɪpəs/