Definition of Volans in US English:

Volans

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1An inconspicuous southern constellation (the Flying Fish), between Carina and the south celestial pole.

    1. 1.1as genitive Volantis /vəˈlantis/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Volans.
      ‘the star Beta Volantis’

Origin

Latin, from the former name Piscis Volans.

Pronunciation

Volans

/ˈvōlənz/