Scorpius

noun
Scor·​pi·​us | \ ˈskȯr-pē-əs How to pronounce Scorpius (audio) \

Definition of Scorpius

: a southern zodiacal constellation partly in the Milky Way and between Libra and Sagittarius

First Known Use of Scorpius

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Scorpius

Latin (genitive Scorpii), from Greek Skorpios, literally, scorpion

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The first known use of Scorpius was before the 12th century

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“Scorpius.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Scorpius. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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