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Scorpius

[skawr-pee-uh s] /ˈskɔr pi əs/
noun, genitive Scorpii
[skawr-pee-ahy] /ˈskɔr piˌaɪ/ (Show IPA).
Astronomy
1.
the Scorpion, a zodiacal constellation between Sagittarius and Libra, containing the bright star Antares.
Also, Scorpio.
Origin
< Latin < Greek skorpíos scorpion
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Scorpius

/ˈskɔːpɪəs/
noun (Latin genitive) Scorpii (ˈskɔːpɪˌaɪ)
1.
a large zodiacal constellation lying between Libra and Sagittarius and crossed by the Milky Way. It contains the first magnitude star Antares Also called Scorpio
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