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Oph·i·u·chus  audio  (f-yks, f-) KEY 

NOUN:
A constellation in the equatorial region near Hercules and Scorpius.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin Ophichus, from Greek ophioukhos : ophis, serpent + okhos, holder (from ekhein, to hold; see segh- in Indo-European roots)


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