Definition of Fornax in English:

Fornax

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1An inconspicuous southern constellation (the Furnace), near Eridanus.

    1. 1.1as genitive Fornacis /fɔːˈneɪsɪs/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the Fornax constellation:
      ‘the star Beta Fornacis’

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation:

Fornax

/ˈfɔːnaks/