Definition of Gemini in English:

Gemini

Pronunciation: /ˈjeməˌnē//ˈjeməˌnī/

proper noun

  • 1Astronomy
    A northern constellation (the Twins), said to represent the mythological twins Castor and Pollux, whose names are given to its two brightest stars.

    1. 1.1as genitive Geminorum /ˌjeməˈnôrəm/ Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the Gemini constellation.
      ‘the star Eta Geminorum’
  • 2Astrology
    The third sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about May 21.

    1. 2.1"( plural Geminis ) " A person born when the sun is in the sign of Gemini.
      • ‘Miscommunication is easy under the influence of the talkative signs of Gemini and Sagittarius.’
      • ‘Do you have a Gemini chatterbox or a Scorpio sulker on your hands?’
      • ‘When I mentioned my theory to her, she told me that she was supposed to have been born a Gemini, but was premature and ended up being a Pisces.’
      • ‘If you are a Gemini, for instance, you will probably have many of the traits common to all Geminis.’
      • ‘He was a Gemini, the sign of the twins, and a superstitious one.’
  • 3A series of twelve manned orbiting space missions, launched by the US in the 1960s in preparation for the Apollo program.

Origin

Latin, plural of geminus twin.

Pronunciation:

Gemini

/ˈjeməˌnē//ˈjeməˌnī/