Sagittarius

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noun Sag·it·tar·i·us \-ē-əs\

Definition of Sagittarius

  1. 1 :  a southern zodiacal constellation pictured as a centaur shooting an arrow and containing the point in the sky where the center of the Milky Way galaxy is located

  2. 2a :  the ninth sign of the zodiac in astrology — see zodiac tableb :  one born under the sign of Sagittarius

Examples of sagittarius in a Sentence

  1. Are you a Sagittarius or a Capricorn?

Origin and Etymology of sagittarius

Latin (genitive Sagittarii), literally, archer, from sagitta


First Known Use: 14th century


SAGITTARIUS Defined for English Language Learners

Sagittarius

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noun Sag·it·tar·i·us \-ē-əs\

Definition of Sagittarius for English Language Learners

  • : the ninth sign of the zodiac : the sign that comes between Scorpio and Capricorn and that has a centaur shooting a bow and arrow as its symbol

  • : a person born under the sign Sagittarius : a person born between November 22 and December 21



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