Virgo

noun

1
: a zodiacal constellation on the celestial equator that lies due south of the handle of the Big Dipper and is pictured as a woman holding a spike of grain
2
a
: the sixth sign of the zodiac in astrology see Signs of the Zodiac Table
b
: one born under the sign of Virgo
Virgoan noun

Examples of Virgo in a Sentence

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Word History

Etymology

Latin (genitive Virginis), literally, virgin

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Virgo was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Virgo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Virgo. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

Virgo

noun
ˈvər-gō,
ˈvi(ə)r-
1
: a group of stars between Leo and Libra usually pictured as a young woman
2
a
: the sixth sign of the zodiac see zodiac
b
: a person whose sign of the zodiac is Virgo

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