The tenth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from December 22 to January 19; Also called: Capricon the Goat.
Alternative term for Capricornus.
A faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Sagittarius and Aquarius; Also called: Capricorn.
Zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere next to Sagittarius. It is represented as a fish-tailed goat, and its brightest stars are third magnitude. The Sun passes through it late Jan to mid-Feb. In astrology, the dates for Capricornus (popularly known as Capricorn) are between about 22 Dec and 19 Jan (see precession).