Definition of Capricorn
1 : a southern zodiacal constellation between Sagittarius and Aquarius
2a : the 10th sign of the zodiac in astrology — see zodiac tableb : one born under the sign of Capricorn
Examples of capricorn in a Sentence
I'm a Capricorn. What are you?
Origin and Etymology of capricorn
Middle English Capricorne, from Latin Capricornus (genitive Capricorni), from caper goat + cornu horn — more at horn
First Known Use: 14th century
CAPRICORN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Capricorn for English Language Learners
: 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
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