Definition of Sagittarius

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

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



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

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

4. Noun. Type genus of the Sagittariidae.
Exact synonyms: Genus Sagittarius
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Sagittariidae, Sagittariidae
Member holonyms: Sagittarius Serpentarius, Secretary Bird

Definition of Sagittarius

1. n. The ninth of the twelve signs of the zodiac, which the sun enters about November 22, marked thus [&sagittarius;] in almanacs; the Archer.

Definition of Sagittarius

1. Proper noun. (zodiac constellations): A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a centaur who is an archer. ¹

2. Proper noun. (astrology): The zodiac sign for the archer, ruled by Jupiter and covering November 23 - December 22. ¹

3. Noun. Someone with a Sagittarius star sign ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Sagittarius

1. The ninth of the twelve signs of the zodiac, which the sun enters about November 22, marked thus [

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sagittarius

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sagittal border of parietal bone
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sagittal suture
sagittal synostosis
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sagittarius (current term)
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sagittate
sagittate-leaf
sagittiform
sagittiform leaf
sagittocyst
sagittocysts
sago
sago fern
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Literary usage of Sagittarius

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1. Astronomy with the Naked Eye: A New Geography of the Heavens, with by Garrett Putman Serviss (1908)
"sagittarius, the Archer, is the tenth constellation of the zodiac, and, ... sagittarius is full of star-clusters, two of which are visible to the naked ..."

2. Astronomy with the Naked Eye: A New Geography of the Heavens, with by Garrett Putman Serviss (1908)
"sagittarius, the Archer, is the tenth constellation of the zodiac, and, ... sagittarius is full of star-clusters, two of which are visible to the naked ..."

3. Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology by Society of Biblical Archaeology (1891)
"As the zodiacal Altar is reduplicated in the Southern Altar, placed below the Scorpion, so the zodiacal sagittarius, himself a reduplication of the ..."

4. 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 sagittarius. Those born in sagittarius will be of the following description : great length, square forehead, profuse eyebrows, ..."

5. The Geography of the Heavens, and Class Book of Astronomy: Accompanied by a by Elijah Hinsdale Burritt, Thomas Dick (1849)
"sagittarius—THE ARCHER. SCUTUM SOBIESKI—THE SHIELD OF SOBIESKI. ... sagittarius. THE ARCHER.—This is the ninth sign and the tenth constellation of the ..."

6. A Field Book of the Stars by William Tyler Olcott (1907)
"sagittarius is one of the signs of the Zodiac, and lies between Capricornus, ... sagittarius is about due south, in a splendid position for observation, ..."

7. A Field Book of the Stars by William Tyler Olcott (1907)
"sagittarius is one of the signs of the Zodiac, and lies between Capricornus, ... sagittarius is about due south, in a splendid position for observation, ..."

8. A Field Book of the Stars by William Tyler Olcott (1907)
"sagittarius is one of the signs of the Zodiac, and lies between Capricornus, ... sagittarius is about due south, in a splendid position for observation, ..."

9. Astronomy with the Naked Eye: A New Geography of the Heavens, with by Garrett Putman Serviss (1908)
"sagittarius, the Archer, is the tenth constellation of the zodiac, and, ... sagittarius is full of star-clusters, two of which are visible to the naked ..."

10. Astronomy with the Naked Eye: A New Geography of the Heavens, with by Garrett Putman Serviss (1908)
"sagittarius, the Archer, is the tenth constellation of the zodiac, and, ... sagittarius is full of star-clusters, two of which are visible to the naked ..."

11. Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology by Society of Biblical Archaeology (1891)
"As the zodiacal Altar is reduplicated in the Southern Altar, placed below the Scorpion, so the zodiacal sagittarius, himself a reduplication of the ..."

12. 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 sagittarius. Those born in sagittarius will be of the following description : great length, square forehead, profuse eyebrows, ..."

13. The Geography of the Heavens, and Class Book of Astronomy: Accompanied by a by Elijah Hinsdale Burritt, Thomas Dick (1849)
"sagittarius—THE ARCHER. SCUTUM SOBIESKI—THE SHIELD OF SOBIESKI. ... sagittarius. THE ARCHER.—This is the ninth sign and the tenth constellation of the ..."

14. A Field Book of the Stars by William Tyler Olcott (1907)
"sagittarius is one of the signs of the Zodiac, and lies between Capricornus, ... sagittarius is about due south, in a splendid position for observation, ..."

15. A Field Book of the Stars by William Tyler Olcott (1907)
"sagittarius is one of the signs of the Zodiac, and lies between Capricornus, ... sagittarius is about due south, in a splendid position for observation, ..."

16. A Field Book of the Stars by William Tyler Olcott (1907)
"sagittarius is one of the signs of the Zodiac, and lies between Capricornus, ... sagittarius is about due south, in a splendid position for observation, ..."

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