Definition of Vela

1. Noun. A constellation in the southern hemisphere between Carina and Pyxis. "Because of its configuration Vela is sometimes called `the Sails'"

Group relationships: Argo
Generic synonyms: Constellation



Definition of Vela

1. Proper noun. (constellation) A spring constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble the sails of a ship. Until 1763, it was part of a larger constellation, Argo Navis. ¹

2. Noun. (plural of velum) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vela

1. velum [n] - See also: velum

Medical Definition of Vela

1. Plural of velum. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vela

veins of temporomandibular joint
veins of vertebral column
veinstone
veinstones
veinule
veinules
veinulet
veinulets
veiny
veisalgia
veitchberries
veitchberry
vejjo
vel
vel sim.
vela (current term)
velamen
velamentous
velamentous insertion
velamentum
velamina
velar
velar nasal
velaria
velaric
velarise
velarised
velarises
velarium

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