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Gem•i•ni



Pronunciation: ( jem'u-nī", -nē), [key]
n.pl.,
gen. Gem•i•no•rumPronunciation: (jem"u-nôr'um, -nōr'-) [key] for 1.

1. Astron.the Twins, a zodiacal constellation between Taurus and Cancer containing the bright stars Castor and Pollux.
2. Astrol.
a. the third sign of the zodiac: the mutable air sign. See illus. under zodiac.
b. a person born under this sign, usually between May 21st and June 20th.
3. a two-person U.S. spacecraft designed for orbital rendezvous and docking: used in 1965–66 in various experiments preparatory to a landing on the moon.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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