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A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Columba and Eridanus.

[Latin caelum, sculptor's chisel; see kaə-id- in Indo-European roots.]
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n, Latin genitive Caeli (ˈsiːlaɪ)
(Celestial Objects) a small faint constellation in the S hemisphere close to Eridanus
[Latin: the sky, heaven]
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Noun1.Caelum - a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Columba and Eridanus
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