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Webster 1913 Edition


Aquarius


A-qua′ri-us

,
Noun.
[L.
aquarius
, adj., relating to water, and n., a water-carrier, fr.
aqua
. See
Aqua
.]
(Astron.)
(a)
The Water-bearer; the eleventh sign in the zodiac, which the sun enters about the 20th of January; – so called from the rains which prevail at that season in Italy and the East.
(b)
A constellation south of Pegasus.

Webster 1828 Edition


Aquarius

AQUA'RIUS

,
Noun.
[L.] The water bearer; a sign in the zodiac which the sun enters about the 21st day of January; so called from the rains which prevail at that season, in Italy and the East. The stars in this constellation according to Ptolenty, are 45; according to Tycho Brahe, 41; according to Hevelius, 45; and according to Flamstead, 108.

Definition 2021


Aquarius

Aquarius

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English

Signs of the Zodiac
Capricorn Pisces
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Proper noun

Aquarius (symbol )

  1. (astronomy): A constellation of the zodiac, supposedly shaped like a water carrier.
  2. (astrology): The zodiac sign for the water carrier, ruled by Uranus covering January 21 - February 19 (tropical astrology) or February 15 - March 14 (sidereal astrology).

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Noun

Aquarius (plural Aquariuses)

  1. Someone with an Aquarius star sign

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aquarius

aquarius

See also: Aquarius

Latin

Adjective

aquārius m (feminine aquāria, neuter aquārium); first/second declension

  1. of or pertaining to water

Inflection

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative aquārius aquāria aquārium aquāriī aquāriae aquāria
genitive aquāriī aquāriae aquāriī aquāriōrum aquāriārum aquāriōrum
dative aquāriō aquāriō aquāriīs
accusative aquārium aquāriam aquārium aquāriōs aquāriās aquāria
ablative aquāriō aquāriā aquāriō aquāriīs
vocative aquārie aquāria aquārium aquāriī aquāriae aquāria

Noun

aquārius m (genitive aquāriī); second declension

  1. a water carrier
  2. an aqueduct and pipe inspector

Inflection

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative aquārius aquāriī
genitive aquāriī
aquārī1
aquāriōrum
dative aquāriō aquāriīs
accusative aquārium aquāriōs
ablative aquāriō aquāriīs
vocative aquārī aquāriī

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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