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Capricorn

Noun

1 (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Capricorn [syn: Goat]
2 a faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Sagittarius and Aquarius [syn: Capricornus]
3 the tenth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about December 22 to January 19 [syn: Capricorn the Goat, Goat]

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See also: capricornus

English

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Etymology

capricornus

Pronunciation

  • italbrac RP /ˈkæprɪkɔːn/
  • italbrac US /ˈkæprɪkɔːrn/

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Proper noun

Capricorn
  1. : A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a goat.
  2. : The Zodiac sign for the goat, covering December 22 - January 21.

Translations

constellation
astrological sign

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Extensive Definition

Capricorn may refer to:
Capricorn in Italian: Capricorn
Capricorn in Japanese: カプリコーン
Capricorn in Slovak: Kozorožec
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