Definition of


  1. (noun, location) the tenth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about December 22 to January 19
  2. (noun, object) a faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Sagittarius and Aquarius
  3. (noun, person) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Capricorn

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Synonyms of Capricorn

capricorn the goat, capricornus, goat

Alternate forms of Capricorn

Hypernyms: individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Origin of the word Capricorn

  1. "zodiac sign," c.1391, from L. Capricornus, lit. "horned like a goat," from caper (gen. capri) "goat" + cornu "horn;" a loan-transl. of Gk. Aigokheros, the name of the constellation. Extended 1894 to persons born under the sign. more

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Words that sound like Capricorn

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