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ˈkæp rɪˌkɔrnCapri·corn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Capricorn, Goatnoun

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

  2. Capricornus, Capricornnoun

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

  3. Capricorn, Capricorn the Goat, Goatnoun

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


  1. Capricornnoun

    Someone with a Capricorn star sign

    Etymology: From Capricornus.

  2. Capricornnoun

    A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a goat.

    Etymology: From Capricornus.

  3. Capricornnoun

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

    Etymology: From Capricornus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Capricornnoun

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

    Etymology: [L. capricornus; caper goat + cornu horn: cf. F. capricorne.]

  2. Capricornnoun

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

    Etymology: [L. capricornus; caper goat + cornu horn: cf. F. capricorne.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Capricorn

    kap′ri-korn, n. one of the twelve signs of the zodiac, like a horned goat. [L. capricornuscaper, a goat, cornu, a horn.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Capricorn in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Capricorn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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    an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury
    • A. perusal
    • B. rateables
    • C. suffering
    • D. accident

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