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Scorpio


Scor′pi-o

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Noun.
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pl.
Scorpiones
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[L.]
1.
(Zool.)
A scorpion.
2.
(Astron.)
(a)
The eighth sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about the twenty-third day of October, marked thus [♏] in almanacs.
(b)
A constellation of the zodiac containing the bright star Antares. It is drawn on the celestial globe in the figure of a scorpion.

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Scorpio

Scorpio

See also: scorpio

Translingual

Etymology

Latin scorpio (a type of scorpion)

Proper noun

Scorpio m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Scorpionidae Scorpio maurus, a deep-burrowing scorpion of the Middle East and north Africa.

Hypernyms

Hyponyms


English

Signs of the Zodiac
Libra Sagittarius
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Alternative forms

Proper noun

Scorpio

  1. (astronomy): Scorpius
  2. (astrology): The zodiac sign for the scorpion, ruled by Mars and covering October 23 - November 21 (tropical astrology) or November 16 - December 15 (sidereal astrology).

Synonyms

Translations

Noun

Scorpio (plural Scorpios)

  1. Someone with a Scorpio star sign

Antonyms

See also

scorpio

scorpio

See also: Scorpio

Latin

scorpius (a scorpion)

Alternative forms

Noun

scorpiō m (genitive scorpiōnis); third declension

  1. a scorpion
  2. a kind of prickly sea-fish, possibly the scorpionfish or sculpin
  3. a kind of prickly plant
  4. (military) scorpion, a small catapult

Inflection

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative scorpiō scorpiōnēs
genitive scorpiōnis scorpiōnum
dative scorpiōnī scorpiōnibus
accusative scorpiōnem scorpiōnēs
ablative scorpiōne scorpiōnibus
vocative scorpiō scorpiōnēs

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Descendants

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