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Cap·ri·corn

 (kăp′rĭ-kôrn′)
n.
2.
a. The tenth sign of the zodiac in astrology.
b. One who is born under this sign. Also called Goat.

[Middle English Capricorne, from Latin Capricornus : caper, capr-, goat + cornū, horn; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]
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Capricorn

(ˈkæprɪˌkɔːn)
n
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
adj
(Astrology) astrology born under or characteristic of Capricorn
Also (for senses 1b, 4): Capricornean
[C14: from Latin Capricornus (translating Greek aigokerōs goat-horned), from caper goat + cornū horn]
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Cap•ri•corn

(ˈkæp rɪˌkɔrn)

n.
1. the Goat, a zodiacal constellation between Sagittarius and Aquarius.
2.
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)]
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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Capricorn - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in CapricornCapricorn - (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"
astrology, star divination - a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
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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Translations
Kozoroh
Stenbukken
Kauris
jarac
Bak
山羊座
염소자리
Ožiaragis
Kozorog
Stenbocken
ราศีมังกร
cung Nam Dương

Capricorn

[ˈkæprɪkɔːn] N
1. (= sign, constellation, also Geog) → Capricornio m
see also tropic
2. (= person) → capricornio mf
she's (a) Capricornes capricornio
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Capricorn

[ˈkæprɪkɔːrn]
nle Capricorne
adj
to be Capricorn → être du Capricorne
I'm Capricorn → Je suis Capricorne.
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Capricorn

nSteinbock m; I’m (a) Capricornich bin Steinbock
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Capricorn

[ˈkæprɪˌkɔːn] nCapricorno
to be Capricorn (Astrol) → essere del Capricorno
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Capricorn

بُرْجُ الـجَدْي Kozoroh Stenbukken Steinbock Αιγόκερως Capricornio kauris Capricorne jarac Capricorno 山羊座 염소자리 Steenbok Steinbukken Koziorożec Capricórnio Козерог Stenbocken ราศีมังกร Oğlak burcu cung Nam Dương 摩羯座
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References in classic literature ?
We had crossed the tropic of Capricorn, and the Straits of Magellan opened less than seven hundred miles to the south.
Andrew Smith, who, at the head of his adventurous party, has lately succeeded in passing the Tropic of Capricorn, informs me that, taking into consideration the whole of the southern part of Africa, there can be no doubt of its being a sterile country.
The hunting season on ungulate wild animals, capricorns, roe deers, wild boars, as well as for quail, pigeon and doves is opened, SAEPF reports.
SAEPF management approved the hunting limits on wild animals on the territory of Kyrgyzstan in 2019: 700 - capricorns, 120 -roe deers and 60 - wild boars.
Saturn has your status under review, so solo Capricorns may not be so for long.
Ambitious, sensible and responsible but also pessimistic, miserable and strict, busy Capricorns favour decorating in durable practical materials and will often convert one room into an office.
Capricorns also have a very romantic nature and the private Marilyn is attracted to personalities far less flamboyant than his own.
As a rule, Capricorns are controlled, reserved, careful individuals who tend to be good managers and caretakers of resources.
All Capricorns want for Christmas: Males something well-made that will last a lifetime; females Christian Dior perfume, or pearls.
SOPHIE was born on the cusp of Capricorn and Aquarius and, like all Capricorns, has a strong moral code - reckless and foolhardy she is not.
Copenhagen, Denmark, June 05, 2013 --(PR.com)-- In a marketplace that is becoming ever more investment-led and performance-driven, Capricorn Strategies was established to provide unique investment advisory services.
The typical Capricorn is supposed to be ambitious and a tad ruthless, and while this may be applicable to Vinnie's reputation as a hard man - he is also, as they say, a diamond geezer.