zodiacal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

zodiac +‎ -al

Adjective[edit]

zodiacal (comparative more zodiacal, superlative most zodiacal)

  1. (astronomy, astrology) Of or pertaining to the zodiac.
    • 1683, Thomas Browne, “Observations upon Several Plants Mention’d in Scripture” in Certain Miscellany Tracts, London: Charles Mearn, p. 3,[1]
      [] in some passages of the Old Testament they think they discover the Zodiacal course of the Sun []
    • 1912, Mary Webb Artois (translator), Through the Desert by Henryk Sienkiewicz, New York: Benziger Brothers, Chapter 14,[2]
      For several evenings the pale twinkling of the somber zodiacal stars lighted up the west side of the heavens for some time after the sun had set.
    • 1959, Muriel Spark, Memento Mori, New York: New Directions, 2000, Chapter 2,
      She knew by heart everyone’s Zodiacal sign.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

zodiacal (feminine singular zodiacale, masculine plural zodiacaux, feminine plural zodiacales)

  1. zodiacal

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Galician[edit]

Adjective[edit]

zodiacal m, f (plural zodiacais)

  1. zodiacal

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From zodíaco +‎ -al.

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Adjective[edit]

zodiacal m, f (plural zodiacais, not comparable)

  1. (astrology) zodiacal (of or pertaining to the zodiac)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From zodiaco +‎ -al.

Adjective[edit]

zodiacal (plural zodiacales)

  1. zodiacal

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