Capricornus

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

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Capricornus

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

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From caper + cornu.

Proper noun[edit]

Capricornus m (genitive Capricornī); second declension

  1. Capricornus, the constellation of the zodiac.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension, with locative.

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

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References[edit]

  • Capricornus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Capricornus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Capricornus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette