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zo·di·ac

zodiac

 
pronunciation:
zo di aek
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part of speech: noun
definition: an imaginary belt in the heavens that includes the paths of the sun, moon, and planets as seen from the earth. The zodiac is divided into twelve equal signs or parts. Each part is named for a constellation that appears within the belt.
derivation: zodiacal (adj.)
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