Aries Definition

ârēz, ârē-ēz
noun
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Taurus and Pisces.
American Heritage
A N constellation between Pisces and Taurus; the Ram.
Webster's New World
The first sign of the zodiac in astrology.
American Heritage
The first sign of the zodiac, entered by the sun about March 21
Webster's New World
One who is born under this sign.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
  • ram
  • Aries the Ram
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pronoun

(astronomy) A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a ram.

Wiktionary

(astrology) The zodiac sign for the ram, ruled by Mars and covering March 21 - April 20 (tropical astrology) or April 15 - May 15 (sidereal astrology).

Wiktionary
other
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Taurus and Pisces. Aries (the Ram) is the first sign of the zodiac.
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Other Word Forms of Aries

Noun

Singular:
Aries
Plural:
arieses

Origin of Aries

  • Middle English zodiacal sign Aries from Latin ariēs ram, zodiacal sign Aries

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin aries (“ram”).

    From Wiktionary

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