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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Taurus and Pisces.
  • n. The first sign of the zodiac in astrology.
  • n. One who is born under this sign.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. : A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a ram.
  • proper n. : The zodiac sign for the ram, ruled by Mars and covering March 21 - April 20 (tropical astrology) or April 15 - May 15 (sidereal astrology).
  • n. Someone with an Aries star sign.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n.
  • proper n. The Ram; the first of the twelve signs in the zodiac, which the sun enters at the vernal equinox, about the 21st of March.
  • proper n. A constellation west of Taurus, drawn on the celestial globe in the figure of a ram.
  • proper n. A battering-ram.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the zodiacal constellations.
  • n. The first sign of the zodiac (marked ♈), which the sun enters at the vernal equinox, March 21st, and leaves April 20th.
  • n. In zoology, a genus of mammals.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the first sign of the zodiac which the sun enters at the vernal equinox; the sun is in this sign from about March 21 to April 19
  • n. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries
  • n. a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Pisces and Taurus

Etymologies

Middle English, zodiacal sign Aries, from Latin ariēs, ram, zodiacal sign Aries.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin aries ("ram"). (Wiktionary)

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