<astronomy> The ninth of the twelve signs of the zodiac, which the sun enters about November 22, marked thus [<su:sagittarius/] in almanacs; the Archer.

A zodiacal constellation, represented on maps and globes as a centaur shooting an arrow.

Origin: L, literally, an archer, fr. Sagittarius belonging to an arrow, fr. Sagitta an arrow.

(01 Mar 1998)

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