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Webster 1913 Edition


Aries


A′ri-es

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Noun.
[L.]
1.
(Astron.)
(a)
The Ram; the first of the twelve signs in the zodiac, which the sun enters at the vernal equinox, about the 21st of March.
(b)
A constellation west of Taurus, drawn on the celestial globe in the figure of a ram.
2.
(Rom. Antiq.)
A battering-ram.

Webster 1828 Edition


Aries

A'RIES

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Noun.
[L. from the Celtic.
The ram, a constellation of fixed stars, drawn on the globe, in the figure of a ram. It is the first of the twelve signs in the zodiac, which the sun enters about the 21st of March.

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Aries

Aries

See also: aries, àries, and Áries

English

Signs of the Zodiac
Pisces Taurus
English Wikipedia has an article about Aries.

Proper noun

Aries (symbol )

  1. (astronomy) A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a ram.
    • 1592Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus iv 3
      The Bull, being gall’d, gave Aries such a knock / That down fell both the Ram’s horns in the court.
  2. (astrology) The zodiac sign for the ram, ruled by Mars and covering March 21 - April 20 (tropical astrology) or April 15 - May 15 (sidereal astrology).

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Aries (plural Aries)

  1. Someone with an Aries star sign.

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Spanish

Proper noun

Aries m

  1. Aries (constellation)

aries

aries

See also: Aries, àries, and Áries

Latin

Noun

ariēs m (genitive arietis); third declension

  1. ram
  2. battering ram
  3. beam, prop

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Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ariēs arietēs
genitive arietis arietum
dative arietī arietibus
accusative arietem arietēs
ablative ariete arietibus
vocative ariēs arietēs

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  • aries in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aries in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), “aries”, in Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the battering-ram strikes the wall: aries murum attingit, percutit
  • aries in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aries in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 54