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1A constellation (the Goat), said to represent a goat with a fish's tail. It has few bright stars.Compare with Capricorn
- 1.1as genitive Capricorni /ˌkapriˈkôrnē/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.‘the star 41 Capricorni’
- 1.1as genitive Capricorni /ˌkapriˈkôrnē/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
Latin (see Capricorn).
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