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A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Sculptor and Eridanus.

[Latin fornāx, furnace, oven; see gwher- in Indo-European roots.]
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n, Latin genitive Fornacis (fɔːˈneɪsɪs; -ˈnæs-)
(Astronomy) a faint constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Cetus and Phoenix
[Latin: oven, kiln]
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Noun1.Fornax - a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Cetus and Phoenix
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