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cornuto

[kawr-noo-toh, -nyoo-]
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noun, plural cor·nu·tos.
  1. a cuckold.
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Origin of cornuto

1400–50; late Middle English < Italian: literally, one who is horned < Latin cornūtus horned. See cornute
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Historical Examples

  • The fitter to make a cornuto: would your brows were most plain too!

    The Works of John Marston

    John Marston

  • When Arthur first in court began, —Agamemnon—Menelaus—was ever any duke a cornuto?

  • But shee shall bee no common thing, if I can keepe her seuerall: then, sir, wee must haue an Amorado that must make me Cornuto.