Definition of Capricornus in English:

Capricornus

Syllabification: Cap·ri·cor·nus
Pronunciation: /ˌkapriˈkôrnəs
 
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Astronomy
  • 1A constellation (the Goat), said to represent a goat with a fish’s tail. It has few bright stars. Compare with Capricorn.
  • 1.1 (as genitive Capricorni /ˌkapriˈkôrnē/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star 41 Capricorni

Origin

Latin (see Capricorn).

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