Gemini
noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: Latin (genitive Geminorum), literally, the twins (Castor and Pollux) Date: 14th century 1. the third zodiacal constellation pictorially represented as the twins Castor and Pollux sitting together and located on the opposite side of the Milky Way from Taurus and Orion 2. a. the third sign of the zodiac in astrology — see zodiac table b. one born under the sign of Gemini

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  • GEMINI — unum ex XII. Zodiaci signis, Graecis Δίδμυοι, receptiori Astrologorum opinione sunt Tyndaridae sive Ledaei Iuvenes, Castor et Pollux, quos, ut Hygin, ait Poet. Astronom. c. de Geminis, Iuppiter inter notissima sidera constituisse existimatur;… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Gemini — constellation, late 14c., from L. gemini (plural of adj. geminus) “twins” (see GEMINATE (Cf. geminate)). The twins are Castor and Pollux. Meaning “a person born under the sign of Gemini” is recorded from 1894. As an oath, from 1660s (also …   Etymology dictionary

  • Gemini — Gèmini m mn DEFINICIJA treći znak Zodijaka, 21. svibnja do 21. lipnja, pod vladavinom Merkura, kratica GE, dvojne prirode, muški, zračni znak, promjenjiv (simbol Kastor i Poluks), usp. Blizanci, v. blizanac ETIMOLOGIJA lat. gemini: blizanci …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Gemini — Gem i*ni, n. pl. [L., twins, pl. of geminus; cf. Skr. j?mi related as brother or sister.] (Astron.) A constellation of the zodiac, containing the two bright stars Castor and Pollux; also, the third sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gemĭni — (lat.), Sternbild, s. Zwillinge; Gemination, Verdoppelung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Gemini — Gemĭni(lat.), Sternbild, s. Zwillinge …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Gemini — GEMĬNI, órum, Gr. Δίδυμοι, ων, sind die Zwillinge am Himmel, insonderheit aber Castor und Pollux, welche Jupiter zum Andenken ihrer ganz sonderbaren brüderlichen Eintracht und Liebe dahin gesetzet. Eratosth. Cataster. 10. Jedoch wollen sie auch… …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • Gemini — ► NOUN 1) Astronomy a northern constellation (the Twins), said to represent the twins Castor and Pollux. 2) Astrology the third sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about 21 May. DERIVATIVES Geminian noun & adjective. ORIGIN Latin, twins …   English terms dictionary

  • Gemini — [jem′ə nī΄, jem′ənē΄] n. [L, twins] 1. a N constellation between Cancer and Taurus, containing the bright stars Castor and Pollux; the Twins 2. the third sign of the zodiac, entered by the sun about May 21: also called the Twins 3. a person born… …   English World dictionary

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