- (constellation): A constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a bird of paradise.
Etymology: Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. From apus, apÅs "martlet, swallow", a kind of bird said to have no feet, hence from "footless"
- French: Oiseau de paradis
- German: Paradiesvogel
- Spanish: Apus
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