Sagittarius
noun Etymology: Latin (genitive Sagittarii), literally, archer, from sagitta Date: 14th century 1. a southern zodiacal constellation pictured as a centaur shooting an arrow and containing the point in the sky where the center of the Milky Way galaxy is located 2. a. the ninth sign of the zodiac in astrology — see zodiac table b. one born under the sign of Sagittarius

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  • Sagittarius — Sag it*ta ri*us, n. [L., literally, an archer, fr. sagittarius belonging to an arrow, fr. sagitta an arrow.] (Astron.) (a) The ninth of the twelve signs of the zodiac, which the sun enters about November 22, marked thus [[sagittarius]] in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sagittarius — (Марина ди Рагуза,Италия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Via Pescara 30, 97010 Марина ди Рагуз …   Каталог отелей

  • Sagittarius — constellation, late 14c., from L., lit. archer, properly pertaining to arrows, from sagitta arrow, which probably is from a pre Latin Mediterranean language. Meaning person born under Sagittarius (properly Sagittarian) is attested from 1940 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Sagittarius — [saj΄ə ter′ē əs] n. [ME < L sagittarius, archer < sagitta, arrow] 1. a large S constellation in the brightest part of the Milky Way, beyond which lies the center of our galaxy; the Archer 2. the ninth sign of the zodiac, entered by the sun… …   English World dictionary

  • Sagittarius — Sagittarius, Heinrich, s. Schütz …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Sagittarĭus — (lat., von sagitta, »Pfeil«), Bogenschütze, im römischen Heer zu den Leichtbewaffneten gehörig; auch Sternbild, s. Schütze …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Sagittarius — Sagittarĭus (lat.), Bogenschütze; der Schütze im Tierkreis …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Sagittarius — Sagittarius, Patron einer Kirehe zu Montier Lelin im Limousin, findet sich bei Migne ohne nähere Angaben …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Sagittarius — Sagittarius, lat., Bogenschütze; der Schütze im Thierkreise …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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