noun Scor·pi·us \ˈskȯr-pē-əs\

Definition of Scorpius

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

Origin and Etymology of scorpius

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

First Known Use: before 12th century

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