Sagittarius

noun Sag·it·tar·i·us \ ˌsa-jə-ˈter-ē-əs \

Definition of Sagittarius

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 a : the ninth sign of the zodiac in astrology — see Signs of the Zodiac Table
b : 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


SAGITTARIUS Defined for English Language Learners

Sagittarius

noun

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


SAGITTARIUS Defined for Kids

Sagittarius

noun Sag·it·tar·i·us \ ˌsa-jə-ˈter-ē-əs \

Definition of Sagittarius for Students

1 : a constellation between Scorpio and Capricorn imagined as a centaur
2 : the ninth sign of the zodiac or a person born under this sign


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