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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, borrowed from Latin Capricornus, from capra (goat) and cornū (horn).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌkæpɹɪˈkɔːnəs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌkæpɹɪˈkɔːɹnəs/
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Proper nounEdit

Capricornus

  1. (astronomy) A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a goat.
  2. (astrology) Capricorn.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From caper + cornu.

Proper nounEdit

Capricornus m (genitive Capricornī); second declension

  1. Capricornus, the constellation of the zodiac.

InflectionEdit

Second declension, with locative.

Case Singular
nominative Capricornus
genitive Capricornī
dative Capricornō
accusative Capricornum
ablative Capricornō
vocative Capricorne
locative Capricornī

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