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Scorpio is the eighth astrological sign in the zodiac or a person born between October 23 and November 21.
An example of a Scorpio is a person born on November 1.
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- the eighth sign of the zodiac, entered by the sun about October 24
- a person born under this sign
Origin: L, literally , scorpion
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- See Scorpius.
a. The eighth sign of the zodiac in astrology.
b. pl. Scor·pi·os One who is born under this sign.
Origin: Middle English, from Latin Scorpiō, from scorpiō, scorpion; see Scorpion .