zodiaque

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin zōdiācus, from ζωδιακός (zōdiakós, circle of little animals).

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Noun[edit]

zodiaque m (plural zodiaques)

  1. zodiac (belt-like region in the sky)
  2. zodiac (collectively, the signs of the zodiac)

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French zodiaque, from Latin zōdiācus, from Ancient Greek ζωδιακός [κύκλος] (zōdiakós [kúklos], circle of little animals), from ζῴδιον (zṓidion), the diminutive of ζῶον (zôon, animal).

Noun[edit]

zodiaque m (plural zodiaques)

  1. (Jersey, astronomy, astrology) zodiac

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

zodiaque m (oblique plural zodiaques, nominative singular zodiaques, nominative plural zodiaque)

  1. zodiac
    • 1377, Bernard de Gordon, Fleur de lis de medecine (a.k.a. lilium medicine), page 169 of this essay:
      c’est il ainsy quant aus signes du zodiaque la tierce condicion y est necessaire