Definition of Gemini

1. Noun. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini.

Exact synonyms: Twin
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Category relationships: Astrology, Star Divination

2. Noun. A zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere between Taurus and Cancer on the ecliptic.
Group relationships: Zodiac
Member holonyms: Alpha Geminorum, Castor, Pollux
Generic synonyms: Constellation

3. Noun. The third sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about May 21 to June 20.

Definition of Gemini

1. n. pl. A constellation of the zodiac, containing the two bright stars Castor and Pollux; also, the third sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about May 20th.

Definition of Gemini

1. Proper noun. (zodiac constellations): A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a pair of twins. It contains the stars Castor and Pollux. ¹

2. Proper noun. (astrology): The zodiac sign for the twins, ruled by Mercury and covering May 22 - June 21. ¹

3. Noun. Someone with a Gemini star sign ¹

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Definition of Gemini

1. jiminy [interj] - See also: jiminy

Medical Definition of Gemini

1. A constellation of the zodiac, containing the two bright stars Castor and Pollux; also, the third sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about May 20th. Origin: L, twins, pl. Of geminus; cf. Skr. Jmi related as brother or sister. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gemini

geminal diamine
geminal diamines
geminal diol
geminal diols
geminated teeth
geminatio vocalium
gemini (current term)
gemistocytic astrocyte
gemistocytic astrocytoma

Literary usage of Gemini

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Space Flight: The First Thirty Years (1993)
"gemini s primary purpose was to demonstrate space rendezvous and ... gemini also sought to extend astronauts' stays in space to two weeks, longer than even ..."

2. The Geography of the Heavens, and Class Book of Astronomy: Accompanied by a by Elijah Hinsdale Burritt, Thomas Dick (1849)
"gemini. THE TWINS.—This constellation represents the twin brothers, Castor and Pollux. gemini is the third sign, but fourth constellation in the order of ..."

3. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"gemini, Latin. But, like a ghastly gelt, whose wits are reaved, Ban forth iu hast ... Probably intended as an allusion to the sign gemini in the zodiac. ..."

4. Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions by William D. Compton (1996)
"Chosen with the second group of astronauts in 1962; pilot of gemini III, backup pilot for gemini VI, command pilot for gemini X; later backup commander for ..."

5. The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James (1909)
"As the Countess gemini was not acquainted with the ancient monuments Isabel occasionally offered to introduce her to these interesting relics and to give ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1904)
"Was the 'New' Star in gemini Shining Previously as a very Faint Star t By ... A 'new' star in the constellation gemini was discovered at Oxford on March 24 ..."

7. Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers by James Donaldson, Alexander Roberts, Allan Menzies, Novatianus (1868)
"Type of those born under gemini. Those who are born in gemini will be of the foliowing description: red countenance, size not very large, ..."

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