(1) Arachnid of warm dry regions having a long segmented tail ending in a venomous sting
(2) The eighth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about October 23 to November 21
(3) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Scorpio
From Old French scorpion, from Latin scorpio, ultimately from .
- Any of various arachnids of the order Scorpiones, related to the spiders, characterised by two large front pincers and a curved tail with a poisonous sting in the end.