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Capricorn

noun Cap·ri·corn \ˈka-pri-ˌkrn\

: the 10th sign of the zodiac : the sign of the zodiac that comes between Sagittarius and Aquarius and that has a goat as its symbol

: a person born under the sign of Capricorn : a person born between December 22 and January 19

Full Definition of CAPRICORN

1
:  a southern zodiacal constellation between Sagittarius and Aquarius
2
a :  the 10th sign of the zodiac in astrology — see zodiac table
b :  one born under the sign of Capricorn

Examples of CAPRICORN

  1. I'm a Capricorn. What are you?

Origin of CAPRICORN

Middle English Capricorne, from Latin Capricornus (genitive Capricorni), from caper goat + cornu horn — more at horn
First Known Use: 14th century

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