noun, genitive Scorpii
[skawr-pee-ahy] /ˈskɔr piˌaɪ/ (Show IPA). Astronomy.
the Scorpion, a zodiacal constellation between Sagittarius and Libra, containing the bright star Antares.
noun (Latin genitive) Scorpii (ˈskɔːpɪˌaɪ)
a large zodiacal constellation lying between Libra and Sagittarius and crossed by the Milky Way. It contains the first magnitude star Antares Also called Scorpio
Scorpius (skôr’pē-əs) or Scorpio
A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Libra and Sagittarius. Scorpius (the Scorpion) contains the bright star Antares and is the eighth sign of the zodiac.
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