Leo
Leo Le"o (l[=e]"[=o]), n. [L. See {Lion}.] (Astron.) 1. The Lion, the fifth sign of the zodiac, marked thus [[Leo]] in almanacs. [1913 Webster]

2. A northern constellation east of Cancer, containing the bright star Regulus at the end of the handle of the Sickle. [1913 Webster]

{Leo Minor}, a small constellation between Leo and the Great Bear. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Leo — zodiac constellation, late O.E., from L. leo lion (see LION (Cf. lion)). Meaning person born under the sign of Leo is from 1894. Leonid meteor which appears to radiate from Leo is from 1868. The annual shower peaks Nov. 14 …   Etymology dictionary

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