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Noun: Vela  vee-lu
  1. A constellation in the southern hemisphere between Carina and Pyxis
    "because of its configuration Vela is sometimes called 'the Sails'"
Noun: velum (vela)  vee-lum
  1. A membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms
    - veil
     
  2. A muscular flap that closes off the nasopharynx during swallowing or speaking
    - soft palate

Type of: constellation, flap, plant part, plant structure

Part of: Argo, palate, roof of the mouth

Encyclopedia: Vela, Dolj

Velum