etymology: bright star in the left shoulder of orion, from Latin bellatrix “female warrior,” frequently used as an adjective, “warlike, skilled in war,” fem. of bellator “to wage war,” from bellum “war”.
in astrology it was the natal star of all destined to great civil or military honors, and rendered women born under its influence lucky and loquacious; or as old thomas hood said, “women born under this constellation shall have mighty tongues.”
"Potter, you cannot win against me! I was and am the Dark Lord’s most loyal servant. I learned the Dark Arts from him, and I know spells of such power that you, pathetic little boy, can never hope to compete!“