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Meaning of SAGITTARIUS

Pronunciation:  `saji'tehreeus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  type family of the Sagittariidae
  2. [n]  the ninth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about November 22 to December 21
  3. [n]  a large zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Scorpius and Capricornus
  4. [n]  (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Sagittarius
 

SAGITTARIUS is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: Archer, Archer, genus Sagittarius, Sagittarius the Archer
 
 See Also: bird genus, constellation, family Sagittariidae, house, human, individual, mansion, mortal, person, planetary house, Sagittariidae, Sagittarius serpentarius, secretary bird, sign, sign of the zodiac, somebody, someone, soul, star sign, zodiac

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sag`it*ta"ri*us\, n. [L., literally, an archer, fr.
sagittarius belonging to an arrow, fr. sagitta an arrow.]
(Astron.)
   (a) The ninth of the twelve signs of the zodiac, which the
       sun enters about November 22, marked thus
       [[sagittarius]] in almanacs; the Archer.
   (b) A zodiacal constellation, represented on maps and
       globes as a centaur shooting an arrow.

 

 

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