Capricornus

[ kap-ri-kawr-nuh s ]
/ ˌkæp rɪˈkɔr nəs /

noun, genitive Cap·ri·cor·ni [kap-ri-kawr-nahy] /ˌkæp rɪˈkɔr naɪ/.

Origin of Capricornus

From Latin
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British Dictionary definitions for capricornus

Capricornus
/ (ˌkæprɪˈkɔːnəs) /

noun Latin genitive -ni (-naɪ)

a faint zodiacal constellation in the S hemisphere, lying between Sagittarius and Aquarius
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Science definitions for capricornus

Capricorn
[ kăprĭ-kôrn′ ]
Capricornus (kăp′rĭ-kôrnəs)

A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Aquarius and Sagittarius. Capricorn (the Goat) is the tenth sign of the zodiac.
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