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bicorn

[bahy-kawrn] /ˈbaɪ kɔrn/
adjective, Also, bicornate
[bahy-kawr-nit, -neyt] /baɪˈkɔr nɪt, -neɪt/ (Show IPA),
bicornuate
[bahy-kawr-nyoo-it, -eyt] /baɪˈkɔr nyu ɪt, -ˌeɪt/ (Show IPA),
bicornuous
1.
Botany, Zoology. having two horns or hornlike parts.
2.
shaped like a crescent.
noun
3.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; < Latin bicornis, equivalent to bi- bi-1 + corn(ū) horn + -is adj. suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for bicornuate

bicorn

/ˈbaɪkɔːn/
adjective
1.
having two horns or hornlike parts
Word Origin
C19: from Latin bicornis, from bi-1 + cornu horn
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bicornuate in Medicine

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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