Capricorn

noun Cap·ri·corn \ ˈka-pri-ˌkȯrn \

Definition of Capricorn

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

Examples of capricorn in a Sentence

  1. 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


CAPRICORN Defined for English Language Learners

Capricorn

noun

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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