Pronounced Pron. KAP-ri-kawrn
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 5/13/2006
From Latin Capricornus meaning "horned like a goat" (from caper, genitive capri "goat" and cornu "horn"), a loan-translation of Greek Aigokheros, the name of the constellation. This is also the name of the tenth sign of the zodiac.