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One entry found for zodiac.
Main Entry: zo·di·ac
Pronunciation: primarystresszomacrd-emacron-secondarystressak
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English zodiac "zodiac," from Latin zodiacus (same meaning), derived from Greek zomacridion "carved or painted figure, sign of the zodiac," from zomacrion "living being, animal, figure"
1 : an imaginary belt in the heavens that includes the apparent paths of most of the planets and is divided into 12 star groups or signs
2 : a figure showing the signs of the zodiac
- zo·di·a·cal /zomacr-primarystressdimacr-schwa-kschwal/ adjective
[zodiac table]

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