Capricornus

noun
Cap·​ri·​cor·​nus | \ ˌka-pri-ˈkȯr-nəs How to pronounce Capricornus (audio) \

Definition of Capricornus

astronomy
: capricorn The chart shows the path of Vesta through Sagittarius and Capricornus for nearly six months.Sky And Telescope, June 1971

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First Known Use of Capricornus

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Capricornus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Capricornus. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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