Definition of Capricorn

1. Noun. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Capricorn.

Exact synonyms: Goat
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Category relationships: Astrology, Star Divination



2. Noun. A faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Sagittarius and Aquarius.
Exact synonyms: Capricornus
Group relationships: Zodiac
Generic synonyms: Constellation

3. Noun. The tenth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about December 22 to January 19.

Definition of Capricorn

1. n. The tenth sign of zodiac, into which the sun enters at the winter solstice, about December 21. See Tropic.

Definition of Capricorn

1. Proper noun. (zodiac constellations): A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a goat. ¹

2. Proper noun. (astrology): The zodiac sign for the goat, ruled by Saturn and covering December 23 - January 20. ¹

3. Noun. Someone with a Capricorn star sign ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Capricorn

Capparis cynophallophora
Capparis flexuosa
Capparis mitchellii
Capparis spinosa
Capps
Capps' reflex
Capra
Capra aegagrus
Capra falconeri
Capra hircus
Capra ibex
Caprella
Capreolus
Capreolus capreolus
Capri
Capricorn
Capricorn the Goat
Capricornian
Capricornians
Capricornis
Capricorns
Capricornus
Caprifoliaceae
Caprimulgidae
Caprimulgiformes
Caprimulgus
Caprimulgus carolinensis
Caprimulgus europaeus
Caprimulgus vociferus
Caproidae

Literary usage of Capricorn

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Life of North American Insects by Benedict Jaeger, Henry C. Preston (1859)
"The largest capricorn of the southern parts of North America is the Stag Beetle ... Cloak-bearing capricorn. But the handsomest of all is the Long-armed ..."

2. Proceedings by Society of Biblical Archæology (London, England), Society of Biblical Archæology (London, England). (1890)
"Hence, " the Ship of the Rope " would be the solar vessel sailing in the all-encircling Okeanos; and, as such, would be identical with the solar capricorn. ..."

3. Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers by James Donaldson, Alexander Roberts, Allan Menzies, Novatianus (1868)
"Type of those bora under capricorn. Those born in capricorn will be of the following description : reddish body, projection of greyish hair, round mouth,1 ..."

4. A Report on the Insects of Massachusetts, Injurious to Vegetation by Thaddeus William Harris (1841)
"E), have some resemblance to the capricorn-beetles. ... When held between the fingers, these insects make a creaking sound like the capricorn-beetles. ..."

5. The Young Trigonometer's Compleat Guide: Being the Mystery and Rationale of by Benjamin Martin (1736)
"... the Plane of the Tropic of capricorn. 1. Draw the Equinoccial Circle Л? V Ü$ja ; and having fitted the Sector to the Radius thereof" P ..."

6. A Treatise on some of the insects injurious to vegetation by Thaddeus William Harris (1880)
"WEEVILS. — CYLINDRICAL BARK-BEETLES. — capricorn-BEETLES, OR LONG-HORNED BORERS. — LEAF-BEETLES. ..."

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