Definitions for "ecliptic"
A great circle of the celestial sphere, making an angle with the equinoctial of about 23° 28´. It is the apparent path of the sun, or the real path of the earth as seen from the sun.
A great circle drawn on a terrestrial globe, making an angle of 23° 28´ with the equator; -- used for illustrating and solving astronomical problems.
Pertaining to the ecliptic; as, the ecliptic way.
Keywords:  eclogite
Ecliptica Eclogite