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corniculate

[ kawr-nik-yuh-lit, -leyt ]
/ kɔrˈnɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt /
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adjective
resembling a small horn in appearance.
having horns or hornlike parts; horned.
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Origin of corniculate

1640–50; <Latin corniculātus horned, equivalent to cornicul(um) little horn (see cornicle) + -ātus-ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for corniculate

corniculate
/ (kɔːˈnɪkjʊˌleɪt, -lɪt) /

adjective
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

corniculate
[ kôr-nĭkyə-lāt′, -lĭt ]

adj.
Having horns or hornlike projections.
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