- Archaic. to cuckold.
Origin of cornute
1590–1600; < Latin cornūtus horned, equivalent to cornū horn + -tus adj. suffix
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Examples from the Web for cornute
- biology having or resembling cornua; hornlikethe cornute process of a bone
C17: from Latin cornūtus horned, from cornū horn
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