/ˈhaɪdrəs/ (say 'huydruhs)

noun (genitive Hydri /ˈhaɪdraɪ/ (say 'huydruy))
the southern constellation Sea-Serpent.
{Latin, from Greek hydros water serpent; coined by J Bayer, 1572–1625}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Hydrus — Nombre Latino Hydrus Abreviatura Hyi …   Wikipedia Español

  • HYDRUS — Hebr. saraph, serpentis genus consideratione dignissimum, cum et Christi typus fuerit, Num. c. 21. v. 9. et Ioh. c. 3. v. 14. Angelorumque nobilissimos habeat cognomines, Es. c. 6. v. 2. Accedit, quod serpentum solus volare legitur, Idem c. 14. v …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Hydrus — Hy drus, n. [L., a water serpent; also, a certain constellation, Gr. y dros.] (Astron.) A constellation of the southern hemisphere, near the south pole. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydrus — Hydrus, die kleine Wasserschlange (s. d.), Sternbild …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hydrus — Hydrus,   Abkürzung Hyi, lateinischer Name des Sternbildes Südliche (Männliche oder Kleine) Wasserschlange …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Hydrus — [hī′drəs] n. [L < Gr hydros, water snake, akin to hydōr, WATER] a S constellation near the celestial pole …   English World dictionary

  • Hydrus — Infobox Constellation name = Hydrus abbreviation = Hyi genitive = Hydri symbology = the water snake RA = 0h05m 4h40m dec= −58° −82 areatotal = 243 arearank = 61st numbermainstars = 3 numberbfstars = 19 numberstarsplanets = 1 numberbrightstars = 2 …   Wikipedia

  • Hydrus — Daten des Sternbildes Kleine Wasserschlange Deutscher Name Kleine Wasserschlange Lateinischer Name Hydrus Lateinischer Genitiv Hydri Lateinische Abkürzung Hyi Rektaszension 0h 05m bis 4h 36m …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hydrus — /huy dreuhs/, n., gen. Hydri / druy/. Astron. the Water Snake, a southern constellation between Eridanus and Octans. [ < L < Gk hýdros water serpent] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hydrus — noun A winter constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a small serpent. It lies between the constellations Mensa and Tucana. It is not to be confused with the constellation Hydra …   Wiktionary

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