Meaning of “zodiac” in the English Dictionary

"zodiac" in English

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uk /ˈzəʊ.di.æk/ us /ˈzoʊ.di.æk/
the zodiac [ S ]

(in the study of the planets and their influence on life) an area of the sky through which the sun, moon, and most of the planets appear to move, divided into twelve equal parts, each with a name and symbol, and each connected with an exact time of year:

the signs of the zodiac
adjective uk /zəʊˈdaɪ.ə.kəl/ us /zoʊˈdaɪ.ə.kəl/

(Definition of “zodiac” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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zodiacnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈzoʊd·iˌæk/

an area of the sky in which the positions of the sun, moon, stars, and planets are believed in astrology to influence human behavior, and which is divided into twelve equal sections

(Definition of “zodiac” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)