Definitions for sagittariusˌsædʒ ɪˈtɛər i əs; -ˈtɛər iˌaɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Sag•it•tar•i•us*ˌsædʒ ɪˈtɛər i əs; -ˈtɛər iˌaɪ(n.)-tar•i•i

  1. the Archer, a zodiacal constellation between Scorpius and Capricorn.

    Category: Astronomy

  2. the ninth sign of the zodiac.

    Category: Astrology

    Ref: Sagittarian.

* gen.. for 1 ..

Origin of Sagittarius:

1350–1400; ME < L sagittārius archer, der. of sagitt(a) arrow

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sagittarius, Archer(noun)

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

  2. Sagittarius(noun)

    a large zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Scorpius and Capricornus

  3. Sagittarius, Sagittarius the Archer, Archer(noun)

    the ninth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about November 22 to December 21

  4. Sagittarius, genus Sagittarius(noun)

    type genus of the Sagittariidae


  1. Sagittarius(Noun)

    Someone with a Sagittarius star sign

  2. Sagittarius(ProperNoun)

    : A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a centaur who is an archer.

  3. Sagittarius(ProperNoun)

    : The zodiac sign for the archer, ruled by Jupiter and covering November 23 - December 22.

  4. Origin: From sagittarius.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sagittarius(noun)

    the ninth of the twelve signs of the zodiac, which the sun enters about November 22, marked thus [/] in almanacs; the Archer

  2. Sagittarius(noun)

    a zodiacal constellation, represented on maps and globes as a centaur shooting an arrow


  1. Sagittarius

    Sagittarius is a constellation of the zodiac, the one containing the galactic center. Its name is Latin for the archer, and its symbol is, a stylized arrow. Sagittarius is commonly represented as a centaur drawing a bow. It lies between Ophiuchus to the west and Capricornus to the east.


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