Astronomy. the Goat, a zodiacal constellation between Sagittarius and Aquarius.
the tenth sign of the zodiac: the cardinal earth sign.
a person born under this sign, usually between December 22nd and January 19th.
tropic of. See under tropic (def 1a).
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Also called the Goat, Capricornus. the tenth sign of the zodiac, symbol ♑, having a cardinal earth classification and ruled by the planet Saturn. The sun is in this sign between about Dec 22 and Jan 19
a person born during the period when the sun is in this sign
(astronomy) another name for Capricornus
tropic of Capricorn, See tropic (sense 1)
(astrology) born under or characteristic of Capricorn
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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noun the regions of Australia in the tropic of Capricorn
a person born under the sign of Capricorn, usually between December 22nd and January 19th. of or relating to the sign of Capricorn. Historical Examples The Eternal Boy Owen Johnson
a method of artificial pollination of fig trees by wasps that prick the buds on branches of the caprifig that have been hung in trees of the edible fig. Historical Examples The Legacy of Greece Various Man and Nature George P. Marsh More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II Charles Darwin noun a method of […]