Definition of Vela in English:

Vela

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1A southern constellation (the Sails), lying partly in the Milky Way between Carina and Pyxis and originally part of Argo.

    1. 1.1Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
      ‘the star Gamma Velorum’

Origin

Latin, plural of velum sail.

Pronunciation:

Vela

/ˈviːlə/

Definition of vela in English:

vela

Pronunciation:

vela

/ˈviːlə/