Origin: L.

1. <zoology> A scorpion.

2. <astronomy> The eighth sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about the twenty-third day of October, marked thus [<su:scorpio/] in almanacs. A constellation of the zodiac containing the bright star Antares. It is drawn on the celestial globe in the figure of a scorpion.

(01 Mar 1998)

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