Etymology
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Indus

river in Asia, from Sanskrit sindhu "river." The constellation was one of the 11 added to Ptolemy's list in the 1610s by Flemish cartographer Petrus Plancius (1552-1622) after Europeans began to explore the Southern Hemisphere; it represents "an Indian," not the river.

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Definitions of Indus

Indus (n.)
a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Tucana;
Indus (n.)
an Asian river that rises in Tibet and flows through northern India and then southwest through Kashmir and Pakistan to the Arabian Sea;
Synonyms: Indus River
From wordnet.princeton.edu