What does "Zodiac" mean?


(n.) A figure representing the signs, symbols, and constellations of the zodiac (n.) A girdle; a belt (n.) An imaginary belt in the heavens, 16? or 18? broad, in the middle of which is the ecliptic, or sun's path. It comprises the twelve constellations, which one constituted, and from which were named, the twelve signs of the zodiac

Word Family zodiacal, zodiacs