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English noun: zodiac

1. zodiac (location) a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes


Broader (hypernym)part, region


Part holonymAquarius, Aries, Cancer, Capricorn, Capricornus, exaltation, Gemini, house, Leo, Libra, mansion, Pisces, planetary house, Sagittarius, Scorpio, Scorpius, sign, sign of the zodiac, star sign, Taurus, Virgo


Part meronymcelestial sphere, empyrean, firmament, heavens, sphere, vault of heaven, welkin

2. zodiac (artifact) (astrology) a circular diagram representing the 12 zodiacal constellations and showing their signs


Broader (hypernym)diagram


Domain categoryastrology, star divination









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