hor·o·scope (hôrə-skōp′, hŏr-)
a. The aspect of the planets and stars at a given moment, such as the moment of a person's birth, used by astrologers.
b. A diagram of the signs of the zodiac based on such an aspect.
2. An astrological forecast, as of a person's future, based on a diagram of the aspect of the planets and stars at a given moment.
[French, from Old French, from Latin hōroscopus, from Greek hōroskopos : hōrā, hour, season; see yēr- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots + skopos, observer; see spek- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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