Definitions for Libraˈli brə, ˈlaɪ-; -braɪ, -bri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

li•bra*ˈlaɪ brə, ˈli-(n.)(pl.)-brae

  1. the ancient Roman pound (containing 5053 grains or 327.4 grams).

    Category: Weights and Measures, Antiquities

* (-brē, -brī)..

Origin of libra:

1350–1400; ME < L

Li•bra*ˈli brə, ˈlaɪ-; -braɪ, -bri(n.)-brae

  1. the Balance, a zodiacal constellation near Virgo.

    Category: Astronomy

  2. the seventh sign of the zodiac. Also, Li′bran. a person born under this sign, usu. between September 23 and October 22.

    Category: Astrology

* gen.for 1 .

Origin of Libra:

1350–1400; ME < L lībra lit., pair of scales, libra

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Libra, Balance(noun)

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

  2. Libra(noun)

    a small faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Virgo and Scorpius

  3. Libra, Libra the Balance, Balance, Libra the Scales(noun)

    the seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22

Wiktionary

  1. libra(Noun)

    A Roman unit of weight equal to about 327 grams.

  2. libra(Noun)

    Any of various units of weight in Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries approximately equal to 460 grams or a little more than a US or UK pound.

  3. libra(Noun)

    , an Italian unit of weight.

  4. Libra(Noun)

    Someone with a Libra star sign

  5. Libra(ProperNoun)

    : A constellation of the zodiac, supposedly shaped like a set of scales.

  6. Libra(ProperNoun)

    : The astrological sign for the scales, ruled by Venus and covering September 24 - October 23.

  7. Origin: From libra.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Libra(noun)

    the Balance; the seventh sign in the zodiac, which the sun enters at the autumnal equinox in September, marked thus / in almanacs, etc

  2. Libra(noun)

    a southern constellation between Virgo and Scorpio

Freebase

  1. Libra

    Libra is one of the twelve astrological signs in the Zodiac. It spans the 180-210th degree of the zodiac, between 180 and 207.25 degree of celestial longitude, which the Sun transits this area on average between September 23 to October 22 each year. In Sidereal astrology, the sun currently transits the constellation of Libra from October 16 to November 15.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

pound(noun)

(also pound sterling

usually abbreviated to $L when written with a number) the standard unit of British currency, 100 (new) pence.

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