Definition of Scorpius in English:

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Scorpius

Pronunciation: /ˈskôrpēəs/
Astronomy
1A large constellation (the Scorpion). It contains the red giant Antares.
1.1 (as genitive Scorpiiˈskôrpēˌī-ˌē) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Theta Scorpii

Origin

Latin.

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Syllabification: Scor·pi·us

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