Pronunciation: (kap'ri-kôrn"),[key] —n. 1. Astron.the Goat, a zodiacal constellation between Sagittarius and Aquarius.
2. Astrol. a. the tenth sign of the zodiac: the cardinal earth sign. See illus. under zodiac. b. a person born under this sign, usually between December 22nd and January 19th.
3. tropic of. See under tropic (def. 1a). Also,Capricornus(for defs. 1, 2).