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Webster 1913 Edition


Virgo

Vir′go

,
Noun.
[L.
virgo
a virgin, the constellation Virgo in the zodiac. See
Virgin
.]
(Astron.)
(a)
A sign of the zodiac which the sun enters about the 21st of August, marked thus [♍] in almanacs.
(b)
A constellation of the zodiac, now occupying chiefly the sign Libra, and containing the bright star Spica.

Webster 1828 Edition


Virgo

VIR'GO

,
Noun.
[L.] A sign of the zodiac which the sun enters in August; a constellation, containing according to the British catalogue, one hundred and ten stars.

Definition 2022


Virgo

Virgo

See also: virgo

English

Signs of the Zodiac
Leo Libra
English Wikipedia has an article about Virgo.
Virgo constellation map

Proper noun

Virgo (symbol )

  1. (astronomy): A constellation in the zodiac, imagined in the shape of a maiden, that contains the bright binary star Spica.
  2. (astrology): The zodiac sign for the virgin, ruled by Mercury, that covers August 23 - September 22 (tropical astrology) or September 16 - October 15 (sidereal astrology).

Derived terms

Related terms

  • (astronomy): Vir (abbreviation)

Translations

Noun

Virgo (plural Virgos)

  1. Someone with a Virgo star sign

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Latin

Proper noun

Virgō m (genitive Virgōnis); third declension

  1. A male given name, character in the play Persa of Plautus.

Portuguese

Proper noun

Virgo f

  1. (astronomy) Virgo (constellation)

Spanish

Proper noun

Virgo m

  1. Virgo (constellation)

virgo

virgo

See also: Virgo

Latin

Noun

virgō f (genitive virginis); third declension

  1. a maid, maiden, virgin, sexually intact woman (compare puella)
    • 54 BCE – 51 BCE, Cicero, De re publica 2.37.63
      [] cum Decimus quidam Verginius virginem filiam propter unius ex illis X viris intemperiem in foro sua manu interemisset
      [] that a certain Decimus Virginius was obliged, on account of the libidinous violence of one of these decemvirs, to stab his virgin daughter in the midst of the forum
    • c. 160 BCE, Publius Terentius Afer, Adelphoe
      Mater virginis in medio est.
      The maiden's mother is alive.
  2. (by extension) a young woman, girl
  3. (by extension, Ecclesiastical, of the Church Fathers) a male virgin
  4. (by extension, of things) an adjectival appellative for unwedded, pure, unused

Inflection

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative virgō virginēs
genitive virginis virginum
dative virginī virginibus
accusative virginem virginēs
ablative virgine virginibus
vocative virgō virginēs

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Etymology

Borrowing from Latin virgō.

Noun

virgo

  1. Virgin.