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Aquarius

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noun Aquar·i·us \-ē-əs\

Simple Definition of Aquarius

  • : the 11th sign of the zodiac that comes between Capricorn and Pisces and is symbolized by a person carrying a jug of water

  • : a person born under the sign Aquarius : a person born between January 20th and February 18th

Full Definition of Aquarius

  1. 1 a :  the 11th sign of the zodiac in astrology — see zodiac table b :  one born under the sign of Aquarius

  2. 2 :  a constellation south of Pegasus pictured as a man pouring water

Examples of aquarius

  1. She was born on February third, so she's an Aquarius.



Origin of aquarius

Latin (genitive Aquarii), literally, water carrier


First Known Use: 14th century


AQUARIUS Defined for Kids

Aquarius

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noun Aquar·i·us \ə-ˈkwer-ē-əs\

Definition of Aquarius

  1. 1 :  a constellation between Capricorn and Pisces imagined as a man pouring water

  2. 2 :  the eleventh sign of the zodiac or a person born under this sign





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