Definition of zodiacal in English:

zodiacal

adjective

  • See zodiac

    • ‘In other words, the zodiacal constellations named in ancient times no longer correspond to the segments of the zodiac represented by their signs.’
    • ‘I didn't have the heart to point out the zodiacal error, that Leo is usually depicted as a lion.’
    • ‘Book III consists largely of tables of numbers, whose columns are headed by zodiacal and planetary symbols, suggesting astronomical data.’
    • ‘And of the 12 zodiacal constellations, five have become entirely invisible in the most light-polluted skies - and the seven remaining ones are all missing some stars.’
    • ‘A full explanation of this is given here, but in brief: the astronomical constellations are not the same thing as the zodiacal divisions used in astrology, and should not be confused.’

Pronunciation

zodiacal

/zə(ʊ)ˈdʌɪək(ə)l/