Definitions for Geminiˈdʒɛm əˌnaɪ, -ni; ˌdʒɛm əˈnɔr əm, -ˈnoʊr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Gem•i•ni*ˈdʒɛm əˌnaɪ, -ni; ˌdʒɛm əˈnɔr əm, -ˈnoʊr-(n.pl.)Gem•i•no•rum

  1. the Twins, a zodiacal constellation between Taurus and Cancer containing the bright stars Castor and Pollux.

    Category: Astronomy

  2. the third sign of the zodiac. a person born under this sign, usu. between May 21 and June 20.

    Category: Astrology

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Origin of Gemini:

1350–1400; ME < L geminī, pl. of geminus twin

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Gemini, Twin(noun)

    (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini

  2. Gemini(noun)

    a zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere between Taurus and Cancer on the ecliptic

  3. Gemini, Gemini the Twins, Twins(noun)

    the third sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about May 21 to June 20

Wiktionary

  1. Gemini(Noun)

    Someone with a Gemini star sign

  2. Gemini(ProperNoun)

    : A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a pair of twins. It contains the stars Castor and Pollux.

  3. Gemini(ProperNoun)

    : The zodiac sign for the twins, ruled by Mercury and covering May 22 - June 21.

  4. Origin: From gemini, plural of geminus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gemini

    a constellation of the zodiac, containing the two bright stars Castor and Pollux; also, the third sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about May 20th

Freebase

  1. Gemini

    Gemini is one of the constellations of the zodiac. It was one of the 48 constellations described by the 2nd century AD astronomer Ptolemy and it remains one of the 88 modern constellations today. Its name is Latin for "twins," and it is associated with the twins Castor and Pollux in Greek mythology. Its symbol is .

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Gemini

    the Twins, two stars in the southern hemisphere named Castor and Pollux; also the name of a sign of the zodiac.

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