Volans meaning

vō'lănz'
A constellation in the polar region of the celestial Southern Hemisphere near Carina and Dorado.
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A S constellation between Mensa and Carina.
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(astronomy) A small circumpolar constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a flying fish.
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Origin of volans

Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. Shortened from Piscis Volans, from Latin piscis volāns (“flying fish").