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Webster 1913 Edition


Zodiacal

Zo-di′a-cal

,
Adj.
[Cf. F.
zodiacal
.]
(Astron.)
Of or pertaining to the zodiac; situated within the zodiac;
as, the
zodiacal
planets
.
Zodiacal light
,
a luminous tract of the sky, of an elongated, triangular figure, lying near the ecliptic, its base being on the horizon, and its apex at varying altitudes. It is to be seen only in the evening, after twilight, and in the morning before dawn. It is supposed to be due to sunlight reflected from multitudes of meteoroids revolving about the sun nearly in the plane of the ecliptic.

Webster 1828 Edition


Zodiacal

ZODIACAL

,
Adj.
Pertaining to the zodiac.
Zodiacal light, a luminous track or space in the heavens, resembling that of the milky way, sometimes appearing after sunset and before sunrising.

Definition 2022


zodiacal

zodiacal

English

Adjective

zodiacal (comparative more zodiacal, superlative most zodiacal)

  1. (astronomy, astrology) of or pertaining to the zodiac

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Translations


French

Adjective

zodiacal m (feminine singular zodiacale, masculine plural zodiacaux, feminine plural zodiacales)

  1. zodiacal

Galician

Adjective

zodiacal m, f (plural zodiacais)

  1. zodiacal

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Portuguese

Adjective

zodiacal m, f (plural zodiacais, not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the zodiac; zodiacal.

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Spanish

Etymology

From zodiaco + -al.

Adjective

zodiacal m, f (plural zodiacales)

  1. zodiacal

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