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Webster 1913 Edition


Sagittarius


Sagˊit-ta′ri-us

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Noun.
[L., literally, an archer, fr.
sagittarius
belonging to an arrow, fr.
sagitta
an arrow.]
(Astron.)
(a)
The ninth of the twelve signs of the zodiac, which the sun enters about November 22, marked thus [♐] in almanacs; the Archer.
(b)
A zodiacal constellation, represented on maps and globes as a centaur shooting an arrow.

Webster 1828 Edition


Sagittarius

SAGITTA'RIUS

,
Noun.
[L. an archer.] One of the twelve signs of the zodiac, which the sun enters November 22.

Definition 2022


Sagittarius

Sagittarius

See also: sagittarius

Translingual

Etymology

Latin sagittarius (archer)

Proper noun

Sagittarius m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Sagittariidae – the secretary bird, native to sub-Saharan Africa.

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References

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276

English

Signs of the Zodiac
Scorpio Capricorn
English Wikipedia has an article about Sagittarius.

Proper noun

Sagittarius

  1. (astronomy): A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a centaur who is an archer.
  2. (astrology): The zodiac sign for the archer, ruled by Jupiter and covering November 23 - December 21 (tropical astrology) or December 16 - January 14 (sidereal astrology).

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Noun

Sagittarius (plural Sagittariuses)

  1. Someone with a Sagittarius star sign

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See also

sagittarius

sagittarius

See also: Sagittarius

Latin

Adjective

sagittārius m (feminine sagittāria, neuter sagittārium); first/second declension

  1. armed with a bow and arrows
  2. of or concerning arrows

Inflection

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative sagittārius sagittāria sagittārium sagittāriī sagittāriae sagittāria
genitive sagittāriī sagittāriae sagittāriī sagittāriōrum sagittāriārum sagittāriōrum
dative sagittāriō sagittāriō sagittāriīs
accusative sagittārium sagittāriam sagittārium sagittāriōs sagittāriās sagittāria
ablative sagittāriō sagittāriā sagittāriō sagittāriīs
vocative sagittārie sagittāria sagittārium sagittāriī sagittāriae sagittāria

Descendants

Noun

sagittārius m (genitive sagittāriī); second declension

  1. archer, bowman
  2. fletcher, arrow-maker

Inflection

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sagittārius sagittāriī
genitive sagittāriī sagittāriōrum
dative sagittāriō sagittāriīs
accusative sagittārium sagittāriōs
ablative sagittāriō sagittāriīs
vocative sagittārie sagittāriī

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