Definition of Aquarius

1. Noun. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aquarius.

Exact synonyms: Water Bearer
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Category relationships: Astrology, Star Divination



2. Noun. A zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Capricornus and Pisces.
Group relationships: Zodiac
Generic synonyms: Constellation

3. Noun. The eleventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about January 20 to February 18.

Definition of Aquarius

1. n. The Water-bearer; the eleventh sign in the zodiac, which the sun enters about the 20th of January; -- so called from the rains which prevail at that season in Italy and the East.

Definition of Aquarius

1. Proper noun. (zodiac constellations): A constellation of the zodiac, supposedly shaped like a water carrier. ¹

2. Proper noun. (astrology): The zodiac sign for the water carrier, ruled by Uranus covering January 21 through February 19. ¹

3. Noun. Someone with an Aquarius star sign ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Aquarius

1. The Water-bearer; the eleventh sign in the zodiac, which the sun enters about the 20th of January; so called from the rains which prevail at that season in Italy and the East. A constellation south of Pegasus. Origin: L. Aquarius, adj, relating to water, and n, a water-carrier, fr. Aqua. See Aqua. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Aquarius

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1. Astronomy with the Naked Eye: A New Geography of the Heavens, with by Garrett Putman Serviss (1908)
"The constellation aquarius has been represented by virtually the same figure ... aquarius is the twelfth constellation of the zodiac, lying immediately east ..."

2. A Compendium of Astronomy: Containing the Elements of the Science by Denison Olmsted (1866)
"In the eastern arm of aquarius are found four stars, which together make the ... About 12° east of the figure Y in the arm of aquarius, is an assemblage of ..."

3. Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers by James Donaldson, Alexander Roberts, Allan Menzies, Novatianus (1868)
"Type of those born under aquarius. Those born in aquarius will be of the following description : square in size, of a diminutive body; sharp, small, ..."

4. The Geography of the Heavens, and Class Book of Astronomy: Accompanied by a by Elijah Hinsdale Burritt, Thomas Dick (1849)
"aquarius. THE WATER-BEARER.—This constellation is represented by the figure of a man, pouring out water from an urn. It is situated in the Zodiac, ..."

5. Levi Ben Gerson's Prognostication for the Conjunction of 1345 by Bernard R. Goldstein (1990)
"According to Tuckerman 1964, in January 1345 Saturn progressed from aquarius 10°to 13°, within the second decan; Jupiter from aquarius 0° to 8°, ..."

6. A Compendium of Astronomy: Containing the Elements of the Science by Denison Olmsted (1855)
"In the eastern arm of aquarius are found four stars, which together make the ... aquarius ranges nearly 30° from north to south, being nearly bisected by ..."

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