Zodiac

Definition of Zodiac

Zo´di`ac
n.1.
1.(Astron.) An imaginary belt in the heavens, 16° or 18° broad, in the middle of which is the ecliptic, or sun's path. It comprises the twelve constellations, which one constituted, and from which were named, the twelve signs of the zodiac.
2.A girdle; a belt.
By his side,
As in a glistering zodiac, hung the sword.
- Milton.

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anklet, aphelion, apogee, armlet, aspect, astrodiagnosis, astrology, astromancy, astronomical longitude, autumnal equinox, band, belt, bracelet, celestial equator, celestial longitude, celestial meridian, cincture, cingulum, circle, collar, collarband, colures, earring, ecliptic, equator, equinoctial, equinoctial circle, equinoctial colure, equinox, fascia, fillet, finger ring, galactic longitude, genethliac astrology, genethliacism, genethliacs, genethlialogy, geocentric longitude, geodetic longitude, girdle, girt, girth, great circle, heliocentric longitude, hoop, horoscope, horoscopy, house, longitude, mansion, meridian, mundane astrology, mundane house, nativity, natural astrology, neckband, necklace, nose ring, orbit, perigee, perihelion, period, planetary house, quoit, ring, small circle, solstitial colure, stargazing, trajectory, vernal equinox, wristband, wristlet, zone
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