Meaning of GEMINI in English

/jem"euh nuy', -nee/ ,, gen. Geminorum /jem'euh nawr"euhm, -nohr"-/ for 1.

1. Astron. the Twins, a zodiacal constellation between Taurus and Cancer containing the bright stars Castor and Pollux.

2. Astrol.

a. the third sign of the zodiac: the mutable air sign. See illus. under zodiac .

b. a person born under this sign, usually between May 21st and June 20th.

3. a two-person U.S. spacecraft designed for orbital rendezvous and docking: used in 1965-66 in various experiments preparatory to a landing on the moon.

[ 1350-1400; ME gemini, pl. of geminus ]

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