Definition of Octans in English:

Octans

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1A faint southern constellation (the Octant), containing the south celestial pole.

    1. 1.1as genitive Octantis /ɒkˈtantɪs/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Octans.
      ‘the star Delta Octantis’

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation

Octans

/ˈɒktanz/