What does the word zodiac mean?

Usage examples for zodiac

  1. To the left of the principal entrance is an ancient column with the signs of the Zodiac sculptured on it. – The South of France--East Half by Charles Bertram Black
  2. Roblin, having discovered the sites of gold and diamond mines by help of the zodiac of Denderah, offered half to the shareholders of a company which he proposed to form. – A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) by Augustus de Morgan
  3. 10. Characters denoting the 28 signs of the Zodiac. – Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton by John Barrow