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Astrological Terms under Letter Z

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Zaminium

- Another term for "Cazimi" meaning "in the heart of the sun" .

Zamoktar

- This is a Persian term for the current bound lord of the circumambulation of the ascendant.

Zenith

- The point on the Celestial Sphere which is directly overhead. A line from the center of the Earth through the observer will go through the zenith. The point opposite the zenith, directly below the observer, is the nadir.

Zeus

- One of the Greek gods, has references to the planet Jupiter.

Zoanthropy

- Divination by observing and interpreting the flames of three lighted candles placed in a triangular position.

Zodiac

- literally meaning 'circle of animals.' A band in the heavens divided into twelve Signs, each containing 30 degrees of longitude and acting as the barometer for various human traits.

Zodiacal aspects

- Aspects based upon planets' zodiacal longitude as distinguished from parallels and contaparallels, which depend upon declination.

Zoidion

- Ancient Greek name for Sign, which imputes the sense of a living being rather than just a spatial container.

Zoomancy

- Divination by interpreting the appearance and behavior of animals.

Zoomorphic

- Of or relating to an animal form or representation.

Zulu Time

- GMT - Greenwich Mean Time. Also Universal Time or World Time.

Zygomancy

- Divination by using weights, the original form of Bibliomancy (being weighed against the Bible) is a form of zygomancy.