Definition of Ophiuchus in English:

Ophiuchus

Line breaks: Ophiu|chus
Pronunciation: /ɒˈfjuːkəs
 
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Astronomy
  • A large constellation (the Serpent Bearer or Holder), said to represent a man in the coils of a snake. Both the celestial equator and the ecliptic pass through it, but it is not counted among the signs of the zodiac.

Origin

via Latin from Greek Ophioukos.

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