Meaning of SCORPION in English

[scor.pi.on] n [ME, fr. OF, fr. L scorpion-, scorpio, fr. Gk skorpios] (12c) 1 a: any of an order (Scorpionida) of nocturnal arachnids that have an elongated body and a narrow segmented tail bearing a venomous stinger at the tip b cap: scorpio

2: a scourge prob. studded with metal

3: something that incites to action like the sting of an insect

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