Meaning of Apus in English:

Apus

(also Apodis)

Pronunciation /ˈeɪpəs/

proper noun

Astronomy
  • A faint southern constellation (the Bird of Paradise), close to the south celestial pole.

adjective

Astronomy
  • postpositive Used with preceding Greek letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Apus.

    • ‘the star Beta Apodis’

Origin

Latin, denoting a kind of bird, from Greek apous. Apodis is the Latin genitive form of Apus.