U+264F, ♏

Miscellaneous Symbols

Translingual edit

Alternative forms edit

The symbol may have three humps before the tail, not just two; the tail may or may not have barbs (end in an arrowhead).

Etymology edit

A stylized representation of a scorpion with a stinging tail.

Symbol edit


  1. (astrology) The symbol for the sign Scorpio.
  2. (astronomy, rare) The symbol for the constellation Scorpius.
  3. (rare) October[1]
  4. (alchemy, archaic) separation
(2): The 1833 US Nautical Almanac using the symbol ♏︎ for stars in the constellation of Scorpius, here δ ♏︎ (Delta Scorpii) in line 4.
Presentations of ♏︎
♏︎ ♏️
Note: Character's appearance
may be different on each system.
Text style is forced with ︎
and emoji style with ️

See also edit

Zodiac signs (translingual) (layout · text)
ariēs taurus geminī cancer
leō virgō lībra scorpiō
sagittārius capricornus aquārius piscēs

References edit

  1. ^ Rudolf Koch (1955 [1930]) The Book of Signs. Dover, p. 56