Definition of Capricornus in English:

Capricornus

Line breaks: Cap¦ri|cor¦nus
Pronunciation: /ˈkaprɪkɔːnəs
 
/
Astronomy
  • 1A constellation (the Goat), said to represent a goat with a fish’s tail.
  • 1.1 (as genitive Capricorni /ˌkaprɪˈkɔːni/) Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star 41 Capricorni

Origin

Latin (see Capricorn).

More definitions of Capricornus

Definition of Capricornus in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skōSH
noun
a small amount; a little