Main definitions of Mensa in English

: Mensa1Mensa2

Mensa1

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1A small, faint southern constellation (the Table or Table Mountain), lying between Dorado and the south celestial pole. It contains part of the Large Magellanic Cloud.

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

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation:

Mensa

/ˈmɛnsə/

Main definitions of Mensa in English

: Mensa1Mensa2

Mensa2

proper noun

  • An international organization founded in England in 1945 whose members must achieve very high scores in IQ tests to be admitted.

Origin

Latin, table, with allusion to a round table at which all members have equal status.

Pronunciation:

Mensa

/ˈmɛnsə/