Aries

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

Definition of Aries

  1. 1a :  the first sign of the zodiac in astrology — see zodiac tableb :  one born under the sign of Aries

  2. 2 :  a constellation between Pisces and Taurus pictured as a ram

Examples of aries in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of aries

Latin (genitive Arietis), literally, ram; perhaps akin to Greek eriphos kid, Old Irish heirp she-goat


ARIES Defined for English Language Learners

Aries

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Definition of Aries for English Language Learners

  • : 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



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