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[kawr-noo-toh, -nyoo-] /kɔrˈnu toʊ, -ˈnyu-/
noun, plural cornutos.
a cuckold.
Origin of cornuto
late Middle English
1400-50; late Middle English < Italian: literally, one who is horned < Latin cornūtus horned. See cornute Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • 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.

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

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

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