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Posted on the 15 August 2012 by Polycarp55 @polycarp55
Word Histories


Zodiac is an imaginary belt in the heavens.   The word comes from Greek for circle of the mythological signs, sign of the animal, the Greek word was the ancestor of English zoology, and related terms.   The best way to think about the word zodiac, is to think of a circle of little animals. 

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