Definition of Capricorn noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkæprɪkɔːn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkæprɪkɔːrn//
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  1. 1[uncountable] the 10th sign of the zodiac, the Goat
  2. 2[countable] a person born when the sun is in this sign, that is between 21 December and 20 January, approximately
  3. Word OriginOld English, from Latin capricornus, from caper, capr- ‘goat’ + cornu ‘horn’, on the pattern of Greek aigokēros ‘goat-horned, Capricorn’.
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