Ruminant Signs

Science / Astrology / Ruminant Signs: An obsolete term applied to signs symbolized by cud-chewing animals, namely, Aries (ram), Taurus (bull), and Capricorn (goat).

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

Nocturnal Signs

Science / Astrology / Nocturnal Signs: Signs whose natural positions are in the nocturnal or northern hemisphere of a horoscope: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo and Virgo. Also called northern signs. MORE

Positive Signs

Science / Astrology / Positive Signs: All air and fire signs; used to describe the outgoing, dynamic qualities characteristic of these signs. Also called masculine signs. See also Masculine 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

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

Masculine Signs

Science / Astrology / Masculine Signs: The fire and air signs, Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Sagittarius and Aquarius. They are suggestive of aggressiveness in contrast with the receptivity expressed in feminine signs. Also called positive si MORE

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