Libra



[lahy-bruh, lee-] /ˈlaɪ brə, ˈli-/

noun, plural librae
[lahy-bree, lee-brahy] /ˈlaɪ bri, ˈli braɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
the ancient Roman pound (containing 5053 grains or 327.4 grams).
[lee-vrah] /ˈli vrɑ/
noun, plural libras
[lee-vrahs] /ˈli vrɑs/ (Show IPA)
1.
3 (def 2).
[lee-bruh, lahy-] /ˈli brə, ˈlaɪ-/
noun, genitive Librae
[lee-brahy, lahy-bree] /ˈli braɪ, ˈlaɪ bri/ (Show IPA), for 1.
1.
Astronomy. the Balance, a zodiacal constellation between Virgo and Serpens.
2.
Astrology.

/ˈlaɪbrə/
noun (pl) -brae (-briː)
1.
an ancient Roman unit of weight corresponding to 1 pound, but equal to about 12 ounces
/ˈliːbrə/
noun (Latin genitive) Librae (ˈliːbriː)
1.
(astronomy) a small faint zodiacal constellation in the S hemisphere, lying between Virgo and Scorpius on the ecliptic
2.
(astrology)

adjective
3.
(astrology) born under or characteristic of Libra
n.

zodiac constellation, late Old English, from Latin libra, literally “pound, balance,” from Mediterranean base *lithra- “a scale.” Nativized in Old Norse as skala-merki.
Libra
(lē’brə)
A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Scorpius and Virgo. Libra (the Scales or Balance) is the seventh sign of the zodiac.

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