Caelum meaning

sēləm
A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Columba and Eridanus.
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(place, proper) A small S constellation between Columba and Eridanus.
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(astronomy) A summer constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a chisel.
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Origin of caelum

  • Latin caelum sculptor's chisel kaə-id- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Named in the 17th century by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille. From Latin caelum (“a chisel”)

    From Wiktionary