Definition of Oph in English:

Oph

(also Oph.)

noun

Astronomy
  • The equatorial constellation Ophiuchus. Chiefly as postpositive, designating a star of this constellation.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Transactions of the International Astronomical Union. Shortened from Ophiuchus, Ophiuchi, originally as graphic abbreviation.

Pronunciation

Oph

/ɒf/