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Noun: carina (carinae,carinas)  ku'rI-nu
  1. Any of various keel-shaped structures or ridges such as that on the breastbone of a bird or that formed by the fused petals of a pea blossom
Noun: Carina  ku'rI-nu
  1. A keel-shaped constellation in the southern hemisphere; contains the star Canopus

Derived forms: carinae, carinas

Type of: anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, constellation, structure

Part of: Argo

Encyclopedia: Carina, Victoria