- the tenth sign of the zodiac, entered by the sun about Dec. 22also called the Goat
- a person born under this sign
Origin of CapricornMiddle English ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin capricornus ; from caper, goat (see capriole) + cornu, horn
- See Capricornus.
- a. The tenth sign of the zodiac in astrology.b. One who is born under this sign. Also called Goat.
Origin of CapricornMiddle English Capricorne, from Latin Capricornus : caper, capr-, goat + corn&umacron;, horn; see ker-1 in Indo-European roots.
- Someone with a Capricorn star sign