Virgo definition

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A constellation in the region of the celestial equator between Leo and Libra.
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A person born under this sign.
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(place, proper) A large equatorial constellation between Leo and Libra, including the bright star Spica; the Virgin.
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A constellation in the region of the celestial equator near Leo and Libra. Virgo (the Virgin) contains the bright star Spica and is the sixth sign of the zodiac.
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(astrology): The zodiac sign for the virgin, ruled by Mercury, that covers August 23 - September 23 (tropical astrology) or September 16 - October 15 (sidereal astrology).
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Someone with a Virgo star sign.
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The sixth sign of the zodiac in astrology.
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One who is born under this sign.
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(astronomy): A constellation in the zodiac, imagined in the shape of a maiden, that contains the bright binary star Spica.
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(proper) The sixth sign of the zodiac, entered by the sun about August 22
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
virgo
Plural:
virgos

Origin of virgo

  • Middle English from Latin Virgō from virgō virgin

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

  • From Latin virgō (“maiden, virgin").

    From Wiktionary