from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere between Pavo and Sagittarius.
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- proper n. A small faint constellation of the southern winter sky, said to resemble a telescope. It lies south of the constellation of Corona Australis.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A southern constellation, introduced by La Caille in 1752. It contains one star of the fourth magnitude. Also Telescope.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Ara
In the Mangrove creeks we found Telescopium, Pleurotoma; and heaps of oyster-shells, for the first time on our journey.
Telecopium Herchelium now Telescopium after William Herschel