from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Libra and Sagittarius, containing the bright red star Antares. Also called Scorpio, Scorpion.
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- proper n. : A constellation of the zodiac, roughly shaped like a scorpion. Its brightest star is the red giant Antares.
- proper n. : Scorpio
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- n. a large zodiacal constellation between Libra and Sagittarius
Latin scorpius, scorpion, Scorpius; see scorpion.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin scorpius ("scorpion"). (Wiktionary)