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Virgoan

[ vur-goh-uhn, vur-goh- ]
/ ˈvɜr goʊ ən, vɜrˈgoʊ- /
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noun
a person born under the sign of Virgo.
adjective
of or relating to the sign of Virgo.
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What does Virgoan mean?

A Virgoan is someone whose zodiac sign is Virgo. Such a person can also simply be called or refer to themself as a Virgo.

Virgoan can also be used as an adjective to describe something related to the zodiac sign or to the constellation that it’s named for.

The constellation Virgo is a group of stars generally interpreted as representing a woman holding a sheaf (bundle) of grain. It’s also sometimes called The Virgin.

Virgo is considered one of the 12 zodiacal constellations—constellations that appear within a particular portion of the sky called the zodiac.

In astronomy, the zodiac is the band of sky along which the paths of the sun, the moon, and the planets appear to move.

Despite its basis in astronomy, the word zodiac is mainly associated with and most often used in the context of astrology, the nonscientific practice in which the positions of heavenly bodies at certain times are thought to influence or be correlated with human behavior and events. In astrology, zodiac refers to a diagram (often a circular one) representing the zodiac belt and showing the symbols associated with each of the 12 constellations or sections, which are called the signs of the zodiac. Virgo is one of these signs. It is situated between Leo and Libra and is considered the sixth sign of the zodiac.

In astrology, the position of the sun in a particular portion of the zodiac at the moment of a person’s birth is thought to correlate with their personality. This is what people are referring to when they talk about their zodiac sign (or star sign or often just sign). People whose sign is Virgo are those born between August 23 and September 22.

Example: My birthday is in September, so I’m a Virgoan.

Where does Virgoan come from?

The first records of the word Virgoan come from around the mid-1900s. The base word, Virgo, has been used since before the year 1000. It comes from a Latin word meaning “maiden” (in the sense of a young unmarried woman). The suffix -an is used to form adjectives and nouns.

In astrology, the different signs of the zodiac are thought to be associated with certain personality traits. Traits associated with Virgoans include reliability and humility.

Get more insight into what really defines a Virgo by visiting our article on the many Virgoan traits.

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How is Virgoan used in real life?

Virgoan is typically used in the context of astrology, including as a way for people whose zodiac sign is Virgo to identify themselves.

 

 

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