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Virgo

Syllabification: Vir·go
Pronunciation: /ˈvərɡō
 
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Definition of Virgo in English:

1 Astronomy A large constellation (the Virgin), said to represent a maiden or goddess associated with the harvest. It contains several bright stars, the brightest of which is Spica, and a dense cluster of galaxies.
1.1 (as genitive Virginis /ˈvərjənis/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Virgo: the star Gamma Virginis
2 Astrology The sixth sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about August 23.
2.1 (a Virgo) (plural Virgos) A person born when the sun is in the sign of Virgo.
Example sentences
  • Most people know whether they are a Virgo, or a Taurus, or whatever.
  • You say that you do not * feel * like a Virgo, although your Sun is in Virgo.
  • In their day to day lives, many Virgos are quite quiet and submissive - despite, or perhaps because of this, a Virgo in the bedroom is often keen to be in control.

Origin

Latin.

Derivatives

Virgoan

1
Pronunciation: /-ɡōən/
noun& adjective
sense 2.
Example sentences
  • How many Virgoans does it take to change a light bulb?
  • When it came to paying for the goods, the salesman trotted out his pitch for an extended warranty and, being a cautious Virgoan, I took it.
  • Yet suspicion of other people's culinary rectitude, along with the practicality of an earth sign, helps make well-adjusted Virgoans splendid cooks.

Words that rhyme with Virgo

ergo

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