Origin of velaModern Latin ; from L: see veil velum
Origin of velaL, sails, pl. of velum: see veil a constellation in the S Milky Way between Carina and Antlia
Plural of velum.
A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Pyxis and Carina.
Origin of VelaLatin vēla, pl. of vēlum, sail (so called because it formed the sails of the formerly recognized constellation Argo Navis, considered to represent Jason's ship, the Argo ).
- plural form of velum