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Meaning of SEXTANS

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sex"tans\, n. [L. See {Sextant}.]
1. (Rom. Antiq.) A Roman coin, the sixth part of an as.

2. (Astron.) A constellation on the equator south of Leo; the
   Sextant.

 

 

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