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 /äkˈtantis/ Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
      ‘the star Delta Octantis’

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation:

Octans

/ˈäktənz/