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Vela

Ve·la / ˈvēlə; ˈvā-/ Astron. a southern constellation (the Sails), lying partly in the Milky Way between Carina and Pyxis and originally considered part of Argo. ∎  [as genitive] (Ve·lo·rum / vēˈlôrəm/ ) used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Gamma Velorum.

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vela

ve·la / ˈvēlə/ • plural form of velum.

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