Bestial Signs

Science / Astrology / Bestial Signs: Aries, Taurus, Leo and Capricorn; so designated because they are symbolized traditionally as animals. Also called quadrupedian (four-footed) and inarticulate (animals have voices but lack the power of speech). Speech impediments and superfluous body hair are associated with these signs.

Inarticulate Signs

Science / Astrology / Inarticulate Signs: Aries, Taurus, Leo and Capricorn, signs pictured as animals that have voices but lack the power of speech, symbolizing an inability to communicate. See also bestial signs, quadrupedian signs. MORE

Quadrupedian Signs

Science / Astrology / Quadrupedian Signs: Alternate term for bestial signs. See bestial signs. MORE

Mute Signs

Science / Astrology / Mute Signs: The water signs; Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces, so-called because they are traditionally depicted as mute creatures: the crab, the scorpion and the fish, respectively. They are often associated with comm MORE

Negative Signs

Science / Astrology / Negative Signs: Earth and water signs; an alternate term used to describe 'feminine' characteristics of receptivity and passivity. See also feminine signs. MORE

Mutable Signs

Science / Astrology / Mutable Signs: Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces, all of which express adaptability and flexibility to some degree. They are associated naturally with cadent house; the third, sixth, ninth and twelfth, respectiv MORE

Movable Signs

Science / Astrology / Movable Signs: An alternate term for cardinal signs. See cardinal signs. MORE

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