cornuto

[ kawr-noo-toh, -nyoo- ]
/ kɔrˈnu toʊ, -ˈnyu- /

noun, plural cor·nu·tos.

a cuckold.

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Origin of cornuto

1400–50; late Middle English <Italian: literally, one who is horned <Latin cornūtushorned. See cornute
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Example sentences from the Web for cornuto

  • When Arthur first in court began, —Agamemnon—Menelaus—was ever any duke a cornuto?

  • But shee shall bee no common thing, if I can keepe her seuerall: then, sir, wee must haue an Amorado that must make me Cornuto.

  • The fitter to make a cornuto: would your brows were most plain too!