American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A constellation in the polar region of the Southern Hemisphere near Indus and Hydrus, containing the smaller Magellanic Clouds.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A southern constellation, the Toucan, south of the Phœnix, made by Petrus Theodori in the fifteenth century.
- n. In ornithology, same as Ramphastos.
- n. astronomy A spring constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a toucan. It lies south of the constellations Phoenix and Grus.
- n. a large faint constellation in the southern hemisphere containing most of the Small Magellanic Cloud
- Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. From later Latin tucana, a "toucan". (Wiktionary)
- Tupi tucana, toucan. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Northrop Grumman came calling in summer 2005, and Lukaczyk says it has already deployed Tucana technology.”
“The Alphagen Tucana Fund, which Rambourg runs with Guy, rose 42 percent last year and 11 percent annually over the past five years, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.”
“Rambourg, who also co-manages the $828 million Alphagen Tucana Fund, and a former Gartmore European equity analyst were fined by Italy's stock market regulator for abusing privileged information about Banca Italease SpA stock in 2006, according to a statement posted on the watchdog's Web site last week.”
“He and Guy managed Gartmore's $2.3 billion Alphagen Capella fund since it started in 1999 and the $828 million Alphagen Tucana Fund since its inception in 2005. award for 2009's best European Equity Fund of more than $500 million from EuroHedge, an industry publication that stages an annual black - tie awards dinner for more than 800 fund managers at Mayfair's Grosvenor House Hotel.”
“(PhysOrg. com) -- Today ESO has released a dramatic new image of NGC 346, the brightest star-forming region in our neighbouring galaxy, the Small Magellanic Cloud, 210 000 light-years away towards the constellation of Tucana (the Toucan).”
“NGC 346 is located in the constellation Tucana (the Toucan) and spans approximately 200 light-years.”
“Today ESO has released a dramatic new image of NGC 346, the brightest star-forming region in our neighboring galaxy, the Small Magellanic Cloud, 210 000 light-years away towards the constellation of Tucana (the Toucan).”
“Their $338 million AlphaGen Tucana fund, which bets on rising and falling”
“Tucana, spanning 3o across in the night sky, lying some 20 degrees to the east of the Large Magellanic Cloud.”
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