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1. See Scorpius.
a. The eighth sign of the zodiac in astrology.
b. pl. Scor·pi·os One who is born under this sign.
[Middle English, from Latin Scorpiō, from scorpiō, scorpion; see scorpion.]
1. (Astrology) astrology
a. the eighth sign of the zodiac, symbol ♏, having a fixed water classification and ruled by the planet Mars and the dwarf planet Pluto. The sun is in this sign between about Oct 23 and Nov 21
b. a person born during a period when the sun is in this sign
2. (Astronomy) astronomy another name for Scorpius
adjAlso (for senses 1b, 3): Scorpionic
(Astrology) astrology born under or characteristic of Scorpio
n., pl. -pi•os for 2b.
a. the eighth sign of the zodiac.
b. a person born under this sign, usu. between Oct. 23 and Nov. 21.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin Scorpiō scorpion]
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|Noun||1.||Scorpio - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Scorpio|
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
|2.||Scorpio - a large zodiacal constellation between Libra and Sagittarius|
zodiac - a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes
Antares - the brightest star in Scorpius
|3.||Scorpio - the eighth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about October 23 to November 21|
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