Definition of equinoctial point in English:

equinoctial point


  • Either of two points at which the ecliptic cuts the celestial equator.

    • ‘Also the Moon's Nodes have to be in the signs of Aries or Libra, or Virgo or Pisces: the signs near the equinoctial points.’
    • ‘The different dates arise because the Aquarian Age begins when the vernal equinoctial point crosses into the constellation Aquarius.’