One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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.
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