Scorpius meaning

skôrpē-əs
A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Libra and Sagittarius, containing the bright red star Antares.
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(place, proper) A S constellation in the Milky Way between Ophiuchus and Ara, containing the bright star Antares; the Scorpion.
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A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Libra and Sagittarius. Scorpius (the Scorpion) contains the bright star Antares and is the eighth sign of the zodiac.
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(astronomy): A constellation of the zodiac, roughly shaped like a scorpion. Its brightest star is the red giant Antares.
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(astrology): Scorpio.
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Origin of scorpius

  • Latin scorpius scorpion, Scorpius scorpion

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

  • From Latin scorpius (“scorpion").

    From Wiktionary