Gemini

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

Definition of Gemini

1 :the third zodiacal constellation that is pictorially represented as the twins Castor and Pollux sitting together, that is visible in the sky on the opposite side of the Milky Way from Taurus and Orion, and that is located between Cancer and Taurus in the zodiac
2 a :the third sign of the zodiac in astrology — see Signs of the Zodiac Table
b :one born under the sign of Gemini

Origin and Etymology of gemini

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


GEMINI Defined for English Language Learners

Gemini

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Definition of Gemini for English Language Learners

  • : 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


GEMINI Defined for Kids

Gemini

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noun Gem·i·ni \ ˈje-mə-nē , -ˌnī \

Definition of Gemini for Students

1 :a constellation between Taurus and Cancer usually pictured as twins sitting together
2 :the third sign of the zodiac or a person born under this sign


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