American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The aspect of the planets and stars at a given moment, such as the moment of a person's birth, used by astrologers.
- n. A diagram of the signs of the zodiac based on such an aspect.
- n. An astrological forecast, as of a person's future, based on a diagram of the aspect of the planets and stars at a given moment.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In astrology: That part of the ecliptic which is on the eastern horizon at the instant of a nativity.
- n. The figure or diagram of the twelve houses of heaven, with the positions of the planets, used by astrologers in calculating nativities and in answering horary questions.
- n. A kind of planisphere, invented by John of Padua.
- n. A table of the length of the days and nights at different places.
- n. an astrological forecast of a person's future based on such information
- n. the position of the planets and stars at the moment of someone's birth; a diagram of such positions
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The representation made of the aspect of the heavens at the moment of a person's birth, by which the astrologer professed to foretell the events of the person's life; especially, the sign of the zodiac rising above the horizon at such a moment.
- n. The diagram or scheme of twelve houses or signs of the zodiac, into which the whole circuit of the heavens was divided for the purposes of such prediction of fortune.
- n. The planisphere invented by Jean Paduanus.
- n. A table showing the length of the days and nights at all places.
- n. a prediction of someone's future based on the relative positions of the planets
- n. a diagram of the positions of the planets and signs of the zodiac at a particular time and place
- From Medieval Latin horoscopus, from Ancient Greek ὡροσκόπος (hōroskopos), from ὥρα (hōra, "any limited time") + σκοπός (skopos, "watcher"). (Wiktionary)
- French, from Old French, from Latin hōroscopus, from Greek hōroskopos : hōrā, hour, season; see yēr- in Indo-European roots + skopos, observer; see spek- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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