noun, plural cor·nu·a [kawr-noo-uh, -nyoo-uh]. /ˈkɔr nu ə, -nyu ə/. Anatomy, Zoology.
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OTHER WORDS FROM cornucor·nu·al, adjectivesub·cor·nu·al, adjective
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At its endowment Henry laid on the altar the famous "cornu eburneum," now lost.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Carlisle|C. King Eley
Among these, we recognized specimens of the cornu-ammonis, and the maderpore, with some other species.
M. Cornu's object was to make a varnish which would prevent reflection from the back of a photographic plate on to the film.On Laboratory Arts|Richard Threlfall
He wanted money to defray the wedding expenses, and resolved to work on the fears of an old usurer, a M. Cornu, of Lyons.
The anterior cornu or free part of the first branchial arch is much the largest of the three structures.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds