Gemini: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: ( jem'u-nī", -nē), [key]
— gen. Gem•i•no•rum
  1. the Twins, a zodiacal constellation between Taurus and Cancer containing the bright stars Castor and Pollux.
    1. the third sign of the zodiac: the mutable air sign. See illus. underzodiac.
    2. a person born under this sign, usually between May 21st and June 20th.
  2. 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.
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