corniculate

corniculate

[kawr-nik-yuh-lit, -leyt]
adjective
1.
resembling a small horn in appearance.
2.
having horns or hornlike parts; horned.

Origin:
1640–50; < Latin corniculātus horned, equivalent to cornicul(um) little horn (see cornicle) + -ātus -ate1

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corniculate (kɔːˈnɪkjʊˌleɪt, -lɪt)
 
adj
1.  having horns or hornlike projections
2.  relating to or resembling a horn
 
[C17: from Latin corniculātus horned, from corniculum a little horn, from cornūhorn]

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corniculate cor·nic·u·late (kôr-nĭk'yə-lāt', -lĭt)
adj.
Having horns or hornlike projections.

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