a S constellation between Hydra and Crux, containing the bright star Alpha Centauri; the Centaur
Origin of CentaurusL: see centaur
A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Vela and Lupus.
Origin of CentaurusLatin Centaurus centaur ; see centaur .
From Latin centaurus, from Ancient Greek κένταυρος (kentauros, “centaur”).