a S constellation in the Milky Way between Ophiuchus and Ara, containing the bright star Antares; the Scorpion
Origin of ScorpiusL, scorpion
A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Libra and Sagittarius, containing the bright red star Antares. Also called Scorpio . Also called Scorpion .
Origin of ScorpiusLatin scorpius scorpion, Scorpius ; see scorpion .
From Latin scorpius (“scorpion").