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1. See Capricornus.
a. The tenth sign of the zodiac in astrology.
b. One who is born under this sign. Also called Goat.
1. (Astrology) astrology
a. Also called: the Goat or Capricornus the tenth sign of the zodiac, symbol ♑, having a cardinal earth classification and ruled by the planet Saturn. The sun is in this sign between about Dec 22 and Jan 19
b. a person born during the period when the sun is in this sign
2. (Astronomy) astronomy another name for Capricornus
3. (Physical Geography) tropic of Capricorn See tropic1
adjAlso (for senses 1b, 4): Capricornean
(Astrology) astrology born under or characteristic of Capricorn
[C14: from Latin Capricornus (translating Greek aigokerōs goat-horned), from caper goat + cornū horn]
1. the Goat, a zodiacal constellation between Sagittarius and Aquarius.
a. the tenth sign of the zodiac.
b. a person born under this sign, usu. between December 22 and January 19.
[1350–1400; Middle English Capricorne < Latin Capricornus (translation of Greek aigókerōs goat-horned)]
Cap·ri·corn(kăp′rĭ-kôrn′) or Cap·ri·cor·nus (kăp′rĭ-kôr′nəs)
A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Aquarius and Sagittarius.
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|Noun||1.||Capricorn - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Capricorn|
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
|2.||Capricorn - a faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Sagittarius and Aquarius|
zodiac - a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes
|3.||Capricorn - the tenth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about December 22 to January 19|
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