- (constellation) A winter constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble the stern of a ship. Until 1763, it was part of a larger constellation, Argo Navis.
Etymology: Named by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in 1763. From puppis, the "stern of a ship"
- French: Poupe
- German: Achterdeck des Schiffs
- Spanish: Puppis
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