- 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 cornū horn ; see ker-1 in Indo-European roots.
- Someone with a Capricorn star sign