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1An inconspicuous southern constellation (the Flying Fish), between Carina and the south celestial pole.
- 1.1as genitive Volantis /vəˈlantis/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.‘the star Beta Volantis’
- 1.1as genitive Volantis /vəˈlantis/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
Latin, from the former name Piscis Volans.
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