noun Ar·i·es \ˈer-ˌēz, -ē-ˌēz, ˈa-rēz, -rē-ˌēz\

: the first sign of the zodiac : the sign of the zodiac that comes between Pisces and Taurus and has a ram as its symbol

: a person born under the sign of Aries : a person born between March 21 and April 19

Full Definition of ARIES

a :  the first sign of the zodiac in astrology — see zodiac table
b :  one born under the sign of Aries
:  a constellation between Pisces and Taurus pictured as a ram

Examples of ARIES

  1. My friend is an Aries and I'm a Taurus.

Origin of ARIES

Latin (genitive Arietis), literally, ram; perhaps akin to Greek eriphos kid, Old Irish heirp she-goat
First Known Use: before 12th century


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