cornuted

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

adjective

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

Origin of cornuted

First recorded in 1605–15; cornute + -ed2

Definition for cornuted (2 of 2)

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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