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Puppis

a subdivision of the ancient constellation Argo, which was broken into three divisions from late 18c., from Latin puppis "a ship, the stern of a ship," a word of uncertain origin (compare poop (n.1)).

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Definitions of Puppis

Puppis (n.)
a constellation in the southern hemisphere between Vela and Canis Major that shaped like the stern of a boat;
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