cornuted

[ kawr-noo-tid, -nyoo- ]
/ kɔrˈnu tɪd, -ˈnyu- /
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adjective

having horns.
shaped like a horn.
Archaic. cuckolded.

Nearby words

  1. cornu,
  2. cornu ammonis,
  3. cornucopia,
  4. cornucopia leg,
  5. cornute,
  6. cornuto,
  7. cornwall,
  8. cornwallis,
  9. cornwallis, charles,
  10. cornwell

Also cornute.

Origin of cornuted

First recorded in 1605–15; cornute + -ed2

cornute

[ kawr-noot, -nyoot ]
/ kɔrˈnut, -ˈnyut /

verb (used with object), cor·nut·ed, cor·nut·ing.

Archaic. to cuckold.

adjective

Origin of cornute

1590–1600; < Latin cornūtus horned, equivalent to cornū horn + -tus adj. suffix

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Examples from the Web for cornuted

  • He avoided marriage and friendship; namely, he was neither plundered nor cornuted.

    Paul Clifford, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton


British Dictionary definitions for cornuted

cornute

cornuted

/ (kɔːˈnjuːt) /

adjective

biology having or resembling cornua; hornlikethe cornute process of a bone

Word Origin for cornute

C17: from Latin cornūtus horned, from cornū horn

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