noun, plural co·thur·ni [koh-thur-nahy]. /koʊˈθɜr naɪ/.
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Origin of cothurnus
OTHER WORDS FROM cothurnusco·thur·nal, adjective
Words nearby cothurnus
Example sentences from the Web for cothurnus
The Jack Pudding suddenly drew the cothurnus over his clogs.
They never speak except ore rotundo, in cothurnus, or sometimes on stilts.Amiel's Journal|Henri-Frdric Amiel
She too wears the mask and the cothurnus, and speaks to measure.The History of Henry Esmond, Esq.|W. M. Thackeray
Agar, in peplos and cothurnus, recited the strophes once more.An Englishman in Paris|Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
She wears the cothurnus, and her head is wreathed with vine leaves.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama|E. Cobham Brewer