homo signorum

noun ho·mo sig·no·rum \¦hō(ˌ)mōsigˈnōrəm\

Definition of homo signorum

  1. :  a conventionalized figure often found in old almanacs showing a person surrounded by signs of the zodiac from which lines point to the parts of the body thought to be subject to their influence

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Origin and Etymology of homo signorum

New Latin, literally, man of signs


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