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Capricorn

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noun Cap·ri·corn \ˈka-pri-ˌkȯrn\

Simple Definition of Capricorn

  • : 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. 1 :  a southern zodiacal constellation between Sagittarius and Aquarius

  2. 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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