Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of Capricorn.

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  • proper n. : A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a goat.
  • proper n. : Capricorn

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  • n. a faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Sagittarius and Aquarius

Etymologies

Middle English rom Latin Capricornus, from capra ("goat") and cornū ("horn"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "Yes, sir -- I give you my word Capricornus is to be an architect," repeated Malkiel.

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  • Lorenzo was an earth sign, governed by the mythical sea goat called Capricornus.

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  • Name: Ophelia Serow (Ophelia means Help / Aid and Serow is the common name for the genus Capricornus which is the name for a goat / antelope-type creature.

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  • The little Pan creatures, symbolic of Capricornus, blow from a seashell to allude further to the submersion.

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  • And if you think you are Aries you are Pisces now, and Capricornus, Aquarius, etc.

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  • Preliminary surveys suggest that Himalayan musk deer Moschus chrysogaster, mainland serow Capricornus sumatrensis (VU) and Himalayan tahr Hemitragus jemlahicu (VU) are also common, but are probably not as plentiful as they used to be due to hunting.

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  • Capricornus, a goose on Aquarius and two mullets on Pisces.

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  • The comet is located in the zodiacal constellation of Capricornus, the Sea Goat.

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  • Capricornus School of Bookbinding & Restoration, 169–70

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  • It stood at the margin between Capricornus and Aquarius and thus obliterated Pope's guardian star, Altair, and its bright associate Vega.

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