the zodiac

Definition of the zodiac

:an area in the sky that the sun, moon, and planets appear to travel through viewed as a belt of 12 constellations
  • the 12 signs of the zodiac

Word by Word Definitions

zodiac play
  1. : an imaginary band in the heavens centered on the ecliptic that encompasses the apparent paths of all the planets and is divided into 12 constellations or signs each taken for astrological purposes to extend 30 degrees of longitude

  2. : a figure representing the signs of the zodiac and their symbols

  3. : a cyclic course


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