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Libra (n.)

zodiac constellation represented by a pair of scales, late Old English, from Latin libra "a balance, pair of scales," also "pound (unit of weight)," from Proto-Italic *leithra- "pound." De Vaan compares Greek litra "name of a Sicilian coin," which "was probably borrowed from an Italic language at the stage containing [-thr-]."

Not a separate constellation in ancient Greece, where it was khelae, "the claws" of adjacent Skorpios. Nativized in Old Norse as skala-merki. Meaning "person born under the sign of Libra" is from 1894. Related: Libral; Libran.

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Definitions of Libra

Libra (n.)
(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra;
Synonyms: Balance
Libra (n.)
a small faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Virgo and Scorpius;
Libra (n.)
the seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22;
Synonyms: Libra the Balance / Balance / Libra the Scales
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