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[kap-ri-kawr-nuh s] /ˌkæp rɪˈkɔr nəs/
noun, genitive Capricorni
[kap-ri-kawr-nahy] /ˌkæp rɪˈkɔr naɪ/ (Show IPA)
Capricorn (defs 1, 2).
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noun (Latin genitive) -ni (-naɪ)
a faint zodiacal constellation in the S hemisphere, lying between Sagittarius and Aquarius
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Capricorn (kāp'rĭ-kôrn') or Capricornus
A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Aquarius and Sagittarius. Capricorn (the Goat) is the tenth sign of the zodiac.
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