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A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Hydra and Vela.
[Latin antlia, pump, from Greek antliā, ship's hold, bilge water, from antlos.]
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a proboscis designed for sucking
[C19: from Latin: water-pump, from Greek: bilgewater]
n, Latin genitive Antliae (ˈæntlɪˌiː)
(Astronomy) a faint constellation in the S hemisphere close to Hydra and Vela
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|Noun||1.||Antlia - a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Hydra and Vela|
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