Scorpio

noun Scor·pio \ ˈskȯr-pē-ˌō \

Definition of Scorpio

1 : scorpius
2 a : the eighth sign of the zodiac in astrology — see Signs of the Zodiac Table
b : one born under this sign

Examples of scorpio in a Sentence

  1. I'm a Virgo, and my sister is a Scorpio.

Origin and Etymology of scorpio

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


SCORPIO Defined for English Language Learners

Scorpio

noun

Definition of Scorpio for English Language Learners

  • : the eighth sign of the zodiac that comes between Libra and Sagittarius and that has a scorpion as its symbol

  • : a person born under the sign of Scorpio : a person born between October 24 and November 21


SCORPIO Defined for Kids

Scorpio

noun Scor·pio \ ˈskȯr-pē-ˌō \

Definition of Scorpio for Students

1 : a constellation between Libra and Sagittarius imagined as a scorpion
2 : the eighth sign of the zodiac or a person born under this sign


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