noun, genitive Scor·pi·i [skawr-pee-ahy] /ˈskɔr piˌaɪ/. Astronomy.
the Scorpion, a zodiacal constellation between Sagittarius and Libra, containing the bright star Antares.
Origin of Scorpius
< Greek skorpíos scorpion
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noun Latin genitive Scorpii (ˈskɔːpɪˌaɪ)
a large zodiacal constellation lying between Libra and Sagittarius and crossed by the Milky Way. It contains the first magnitude star AntaresAlso called: Scorpio
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A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Libra and Sagittarius. Scorpius (the Scorpion) contains the bright star Antares and is the eighth sign of the zodiac.
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