Definition of Sagittarius in English:


proper noun

  • 1Astronomy
    A large constellation (the Archer), said to represent a centaur carrying a bow and arrow. The centre of the Galaxy is situated within it.

    1. 1.1as genitive Sagittarii /-ˈtɛːrɪiː/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Sagittarius.
      ‘the star Mu Sagittarii’
  • 2Astrology
    The ninth sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about 22 November.

    1. 2.1a Sagittarius A person born when the sun is in the sign of Sagittarius.
      • ‘I'm a Sagittarius anyway, and with Moon in Gemini there's definitely a two-thing with me.’
      • ‘So - to sum up, yes it is quite possible that your soul mate will not turn out to be a sun sign Aries, Gemini, Libra or Sagittarius, and could well be a sun sign Taurus, or indeed any of the other signs.’
      • ‘You plus a Sagittarius gal could equal The Awesome Adventure Duo!’
      • ‘Gemini and Sagittarius also revel in diversity.’


Latin, ‘archer’.