An imaginary belt in the heavens, 16 degrees or 18 degrees broad, in the middle of which is the ecliptic, or sun's path. It comprises the twelve constellations, which one constituted, and from which were named, the twelve signs of the zodiac.
A figure representing the signs, symbols, and constellations of the zodiac.
A girdle; a belt.
zodiac in Dutch is zodiak, dierenriem
zodiac in German is Tierkreis
zodiac in Italian is zodiaco
zodiac in Norwegian is dyrekretsen