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Cap·ri·cor·nus

 (kăp′rĭ-kôr′nəs)
n.
A constellation in the equatorial region of the Southern Hemisphere, near Aquarius and Sagittarius. Also called Capricorn, Goat.
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Capricornus

(ˌkæprɪˈkɔːnəs)
n, Latin genitive -ni (-naɪ)
(Astronomy) a faint zodiacal constellation in the S hemisphere, lying between Sagittarius and Aquarius
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Noun1.Capricornus - 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
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In antiquity the Capricornus constellation was seen as a monster with the head and forelegs of a goat and the posterior of a fish.