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Meaning of OPHIUCHUS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a large constellation in the equatorial region between Hercules and Scorpius
 

OPHIUCHUS is a 9 letter word that starts with O.

 

 See Also: constellation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O`phi*u"chus\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, lit., holding a
serpent; 'o`fis a serpent + ? to hold.] (Astron.)
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere, delineated as a
man holding a serpent in his hands; -- called also
{Serpentarius}.

 

 

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