Definition of Argo

1. Noun. Formerly a large constellation in the southern hemisphere between Canis Major and the Southern Cross; now divided into Carina and Pyxis and Puppis and Vela.

Terms within: Carina, Puppis, Pyxis, Vela
Generic synonyms: Constellation



Definition of Argo

1. n. The name of the ship which carried Jason and his fifty-four companions to Colchis, in quest of the Golden Fleece.

Definition of Argo

1. Proper noun. (Greek mythology) The ship in which Jason and the Argonauts sailed on their quest for the Golden Fleece. ¹

2. Proper noun. (astronomy) Argo Navis, a large constellation in the southern hemisphere, now divided into Carina, Puppis, and Vela. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Argo

1. 1. The name of the ship which carried Jason and his fifty-four companions to Colchis, in quest of the Golden Fleece. 2. A large constellation in the southern hemisphere, called also Argo Navis. In modern astronomy it is replaced by its three divisions, Carina, Puppis, and Vela. Origin: L. Argo, Gr. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Argo

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