from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Telescopium and Sagittarius. Also called Southern Crown.
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- proper n. A small summer constellation of the northern sky said to resemble a crown.
Latin Corōna austrālis : corōna, crown + austrālis, southern.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin corona australis ("southern crown"). (Wiktionary)