Definition of Piscis Volans in US English:

Piscis Volans

noun

Astronomy
historical
  • Volans.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Sherburne (d. 1702), translator and poet. From post-classical Latin Piscis Volans Flying Fish (introduced as the name of the constellation in J. Bayer Uranometria sig. Aaa) from classical Latin piscis fish + volāns, present participle of volāre to fly.