BICORNUATE

bicorn

[bahy-kawrn]
adjective Also, bicornate [bahy-kawr-nit, -neyt] , bicornuate [bahy-kawr-nyoo-it, -eyt] , bicornuous.
1.
Botany, Zoology. having two horns or hornlike parts.
2.
shaped like a crescent.
noun

Origin:
1745–55; < Latin bicornis, equivalent to bi- bi-1 + corn(ū) horn + -is adj. suffix

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bicorn, bicornate or bicornuate (ˈbaɪkɔːn, baɪˈkɔːnɪt, -ˌneɪt, baɪˈkɔːnjʊɪt, -ˌeɪt)
 
adj
having two horns or hornlike parts
 
[C19: from Latin bicornis, from bi-1 + cornu horn]
 
bicornate, bicornate or bicornuate
 
adj
 
[C19: from Latin bicornis, from bi-1 + cornu horn]
 
bicornuate, bicornate or bicornuate
 
adj
 
[C19: from Latin bicornis, from bi-1 + cornu horn]

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bicornuate bi·cor·nu·ate (bī-kôr'nyōō-ĭt, -āt')
adj.

  1. Having two horns or horn-shaped parts.

  2. Shaped like a crescent.


bi·cor'nu·ous (-əs) adj.
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