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Longhorn

[lawng-hawrn, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌhɔrn, ˈlɒŋ-/
noun
1.
(lowercase) Texas longhorn.
2.
Slang. a Texan.
3.
(lowercase) long-horned beetle.
4.
one of a nearly extinct English breed of beef cattle having long, horns.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; long1 + horn
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  • Located outside of burnet is a summer camp called camp Longhorn that has two branches.
British Dictionary definitions for Longhorn

longhorn

/ˈlɒŋˌhɔːn/
noun
1.
Also called Texas longhorn. a long-horned breed of beef cattle, usually red or variegated, formerly common in SW US
2.
a now rare British breed of beef cattle with long curved horns
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Word Origin and History for Longhorn

longhorn

adj.

also long-horn, in reference to a type of cattle, 1808, from long (adj.) + horn (n.).

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