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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Cap·ri·corn /ˈkæprɪˌkɔrn/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cap·ri·corn n.
 1. Astron. The tenth sign of zodiac, into which the sun enters at the winter solstice, about December 21. See Tropic.
    The sun was entered into Capricorn.   --Dryden.
 2. Astron. A southern constellation, represented on ancient monuments by the figure of a goat, or a figure with its fore part like a fish.
 Capricorn beetle Zool., any beetle of the family Carambucidæ; one of the long-horned beetles. The larvæ usually bore into the wood or bark of trees and shrubs and are often destructive. See Girdler, Pruner.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in
           Capricorn [syn: Goat]
      2: a faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere;
         between Sagittarius and Aquarius [syn: Capricornus]
      3: the tenth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from
         about December 22 to January 19 [syn: Capricorn the Goat,