A"ri*es, n. [L.]

1. Astron. (a)

The Ram; the first of the twelve signs in the zodiac, which the sun enters at the vernal equinox, about the 21st of March.


A constellation west of Taurus, drawn on the celestial globe in the figure of a ram.

2. Rom. Antiq.

A battering-ram.


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