Sorxpust (#), Hendi (#)
The American Indian. A faint, southern constellation (right ascension: 21 hours, declination: -55 degrees), supposed to represent an American native Indian. It was introduced in the 1603 star atlas of Johann Bayer and contains no stars brighter than the third magnitude. Abbreviation: Ind; genitive: Indi.
Indus "an Indian," from L., from Gk. Indos "the Indus River, an Indian."
Sorxpust "red skin," the term coming from the reddish skin color of some native
Americans, from sorx, → red, + pust "skin," from Mid.Pers.
pôst "skin;" Av. pastô-, in pastô.fraθanhəm "of
the breadth of the skin."