Telescopium

(redirected from Telescopium constellation)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

Tel·e·sco·pi·um

 (tĕl′ĭ-skō′pē-əm)
n.
A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere between Pavo and Sagittarius.

[New Latin, from telescopium, telescope; see telescope.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Telescopium

(ˌtɛlɪˈskəʊpɪəm)
n, Latin genitive Telescopii (ˌtɛlɪˈskəʊpɪˌaɪ)
(Celestial Objects) an inconspicuous constellation in the S hemisphere, close to Sagittarius and Ara
[New Latin; see telescope]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Telescopium - a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Ara
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
References in periodicals archive ?
The Telescopium constellation was invented by Abbe Nicolas Louis de Lacaille (1713-62) during his stay at the Cape of Good Hope in 1751-3.