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Gemini

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noun plural but singular in construction Gem·i·ni \ˈje-mə-(ˌ)nē, -ˌnī; ˈge-mə-ˌnē\

Simple Definition of Gemini

  • : the third sign of the zodiac that comes between Taurus and Cancer and has a pair of twins as its symbol

  • : a person born under the sign of Gemini : a person born between May 21st and June 21st

Full Definition of Gemini

  1. 1 :  the third zodiacal constellation pictorially represented as the twins Castor and Pollux sitting together and located on the opposite side of the Milky Way from Taurus and Orion

  2. 2 a :  the third sign of the zodiac in astrology — see zodiac table b :  one born under the sign of Gemini

Origin of gemini

Latin (genitive Geminorum), literally, the twins (Castor and Pollux)


First Known Use: 14th century

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GEMINI Defined for Kids

Gemini

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noun Gem·i·ni \ˈje-mə-nē, -ˌnī\

Definition of Gemini

  1. 1 :  a constellation between Taurus and Cancer usually pictured as twins sitting together

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





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