Definitions for Capricornˈkæp rɪˌkɔrn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Cap•ri•cornˈkæp rɪˌkɔrn(n.)

  1. the Goat, a zodiacal constellation between Sagittarius and Aquarius.

    Category: Astronomy

  2. the tenth sign of the zodiac. a person born under this sign, usu. between December 22 and January 19.

    Category: Astrology

Origin of Capricorn:

1350–1400; ME Capricorne < L Capricornus (trans. of Gk aigókerōs goat-horned)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Capricorn, Goat(noun)

    (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Capricorn

  2. Capricornus, Capricorn(noun)

    a faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Sagittarius and Aquarius

  3. Capricorn, Capricorn the Goat, Goat(noun)

    the tenth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about December 22 to January 19


  1. Capricorn(Noun)

    Someone with a Capricorn star sign

  2. Capricorn(ProperNoun)

    : A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a goat.

  3. Capricorn(ProperNoun)

    : The zodiac sign for the goat, ruled by Saturn and covering December 23 - January 20.

  4. Origin: From Capricornus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Capricorn(noun)

    the tenth sign of zodiac, into which the sun enters at the winter solstice, about December 21. See Tropic

  2. Capricorn(noun)

    a southern constellation, represented on ancient monuments by the figure of a goat, or a figure with its fore part like a fish


  1. Capricorn

    Capricorn is the tenth astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Capricornus. It spans the 270–300th degree of the zodiac, between 270 and 305.25 degree of celestial longitude. In astrology, Capricorn is considered an introvert sign, an earth sign, and one of the four cardinal signs. Capricorn is ruled by the planet Saturn. In the Tropical zodiac, the Sun transits this area of the zodiac from December 22 to January 19 each year. In Sidereal astrology, the sun currently transits the constellation of Capricorn from January 15 – February 14.

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