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Noun: Sagittarius  ,sa-ji'teh-ree-us
  1. The ninth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about November 22 to December 21
    - Sagittarius the Archer, Archer
     
  2. Type genus of the Sagittariidae
    - genus Sagittarius
     
  3. A large zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Scorpius and Capricornus
     
  4. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Sagittarius
    - Archer

Derived forms: Sagittariuses

Type of: bird genus, constellation, house, individual, mansion, mortal, person, planetary house, sign, sign of the zodiac, somebody, someone, soul, star sign

Part of: family Sagittariidae, Sagittariidae, zodiac

Encyclopedia: Sagittarius