Definition of Puppis in US English:

Puppis

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1A southern constellation (the Poop or Stern), lying partly in the Milky Way south of Canis Major and originally part of Argo.

    1. 1.1as genitive Puppis Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Puppis.
      ‘the star Zeta Puppis’

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation

Puppis

/ˈpəpis/