[ kawr-nik-yuh-lit, -leyt ]
/ kɔrˈnɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt /
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resembling a small horn in appearance.
having horns or hornlike parts; horned.
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Words nearby corniculate
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British Dictionary definitions for corniculate
/ (kɔːˈnɪkjʊˌleɪt, -lɪt) /
having horns or hornlike projections
relating to or resembling a horn
Word Origin for corniculate
C17: from Latin corniculātus horned, from corniculum a little horn, from cornū horn
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Medical definitions for corniculate
[ kôr-nĭk′yə-lāt′, -lĭt ]
Having horns or hornlike projections.
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