[of-ee-yoo-kuh s, oh-fee-] /ˌɒf iˈyu kəs, ˌoʊ fi-/
noun, genitive Ophiuchi
[of-ee-yoo-kahy, oh-fee-] /ˌɒf iˈyu kaɪ, ˌoʊ fi-/ (Show IPA). Astronomy.
the Serpent Bearer, a constellation on the celestial equator between Libra and Aquila.
noun (Latin genitive) Ophiuchi (ɒˈfjuːkaɪ)
a large constellation lying on the celestial equator between Hercules and Scorpius and containing the dark nebula, Ophiuchus Nebula
constellation (representing Aesculapius), 1650s, from Latin, from Greek ophioukhos, literally “holding a serpent,” from ophis “serpent” (see ophio-) + stem of ekhein “to hold, have, keep” (see scheme (n.)). The constellation is equatorial, and Milton’s “Ophiuchus huge in th’ Arctick Sky” (“Paradise Lost”) is a rare lapse for a poet who generally knew his astronomy.
[of-ee-yoo r-oid, oh-fee-] /ˌɒf iˈyʊər ɔɪd, ˌoʊ fi-/ noun 1. any echinoderm of the subclass Ophiuroidea, including brittle stars, basket stars, and others, characterized by elongate arms radiating from the disk. adjective 2. of or relating to the subclass Ophiuroidea.
mouldy, a city of Benjamin (Josh. 18:24).
a fawn. 1 Chr. 4:14. (1.) A city of Benjamin (Josh. 18:23); probably identical with Ephron (2 Chr. 13:19) and Ephraim (John 11:54). (2.) “Of the Abi-ezrites.” A city of Manasseh, 6 miles south-west of Shechem, the residence of Gideon (Judg. 6:11; 8:27, 32). After his great victory over the Midianites, he slew at this […]
ophritis o·phri·tis (ŏ-frī’tĭs) or oph·ry·i·tis (ŏf’rē-ī’tĭs) n. Dermatitis in the region of the eyebrows.