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A constellation in the polar region of the Southern Hemisphere near Apus and Carina.
[From Latin musca, fly.]
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n, Latin genitive Muscae (ˈmʌskiː)
(Astronomy) a small constellation in the S hemisphere lying between the Southern Cross and Chamaeleon
[Latin: a fly]
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|Noun||1.||Musca - a small constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere near the Southern Cross and Chamaeleon|
|2.||Musca - type genus of the Muscidae: houseflies|
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
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