Scorpion

See also: scorpion

EnglishEdit

 
The constellation Scorpio(n)

EtymologyEdit

From the animal scorpion, from Latin scorpio (scorpion).

NounEdit

Scorpion (plural Scorpions)

  1. The constellation and zodiacal sign Scorpio.
    • 1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost:
      And now thir way to Earth they had descri'd, / To Paradise first tending, when behold / Satan in likeness of an Angel bright / Betwixt the Centaure and the Scorpion stearing / His Zenith, while the Sun in Aries rose []
    • 1924, EM Forster, A Passage to India, Penguin 2005, p. 123:
      Smiling proudly, he glanced outward at the country, which was still invisible except as a dark movement in the darkness; then upwards at the sky, where the stars of the sprawling Scorpion had begun to pale.
  2. Someone with the Scorpio star sign

AdjectiveEdit

Scorpion (not comparable)

  1. (astrology) of, or pertaining to, the Scorpio star sign

TranslationsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin scorpio (scorpion)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skɔʁ.pjɔ̃/
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Proper nounEdit

Scorpion m

  1. (astrology) The celestial constellation Scorpio
  2. (astronomy) The zodiac sign Scorpio

See alsoEdit

Zodiac signs in French (layout · text)
       
Bélier ♈︎ Taureau ♉︎ Gémeaux ♊︎ Cancer ♋︎
       
Lion ♌︎ Vierge ♍︎ Balance ♎︎ Scorpion ♏︎
       
Sagittaire ♐︎ Capricorne ♑︎ Verseau ♒︎ Poissons ♓︎

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RomanianEdit

 
The constellation Scorpio(n)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French scorpion, from Latin scorpio (scorpion)

Proper nounEdit

Scorpion

  1. Scorpio (constellation)