Definition of Capricornus in English:

Capricornus

(also Capricorni)

Pronunciation /ˌkaprəˈkôrnəs/ /ˌkæprəˈkɔrnəs/

proper noun

Astronomy
  • A constellation (the Goat), said to represent a goat with a fish's tail. It has few bright stars.

adjective

Astronomy
postpositive
  • Used with preceding Greek letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Capricornus.

    ‘the star 41 Capricorni’

Origin

Latin (see Capricorn). Capricorni is the Latin genitive form of Capricorn.

Pronunciation

Capricornus

/ˌkaprəˈkôrnəs/ /ˌkæprəˈkɔrnəs/