Definition of Volans in 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 a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
      ‘the star Beta Volantis’

Origin

Latin, from the former name Piscis Volans the flying fish.

Pronunciation:

Volans

/ˈvōlənz/