noun, genitive Vir·gi·nis [vur-juh-nis] /ˈvɜr dʒə nɪs/ for 1.
- the sixth sign of the zodiac: the mutable earth sign.
- a person born under this sign, usually between August 23 and September 22.
Origin of Virgo
Examples from the Web for virgo
Taurus longs for emotional healing, Virgo gets compulsive, and Capricorn trusts his instinct.
Virgo navigates caveats, Cancer seeks knowledge, and Sagittarius breaks the rules.
A wise Virgo recently taught us the difference between a review and a critique.
Taurus repackages an existing creative streak, Gemini gets philosophical, and Virgo thinks positive.
VIRGO The Full Pisces Moon, Monday, requires tapping into Virgo humility to override excess pride.
Canticles and litanies were sung: "Virgo potens, ora pro nobis."
For my sake the widow paid every possible attention to Virgo, who seemed never easy but when I was with her.Lady Eureka, v. 1 (of 3)|Robert Folkestone Williams
The constellation Libra, lying between Virgo and Scorpio, does not contain much to attract our attention.Astronomy with an Opera-glass|Garrett Putman Serviss
Which is right can 'lightly' be known by the time of year, for the sun cannot be in Virgo if the month be April.Chaucer's Works, Volume 3 (of 7)|Geoffrey Chaucer
Thirteen years after the Julia, the Virgo aqueduct was built.History of Sanitation|John Joseph Cosgrove
noun Latin genitive Virginis (ˈvɜːdʒɪnɪs)
- Also called: the Virginthe sixth sign of the zodiac, symbol ♍, having a mutable earth classification and ruled by the planet Mercury. The sun is in this sign between about Aug 23 and Sept 22
- Also called: Virgoan (vɜːˈɡəʊən)a person born when the sun is in this sign
Word Origin for Virgo
zodiacal constellation, c.1000, from Latin Virgo "the virgin" (see virgin). Meaning "person born under the sign of Virgo" is attested from 1917.