Reciprocornous Re*cip`ro*cor"nous (r[-e]*s[i^]p`r[-o]*k[^o]r"n[u^]s), a. [L. reciprocus returning, reciprocal + cornu horn.] (Zo["o]l.) Having horns turning backward and then forward, like those of a ram. [R.] --Ash. [1913 Webster]

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  • reciprocornous — reciproˈcornous, a. rare 0. [ad. L. reciprocicornis (Laberius), f. reciproc us reciproque a. + cornu horn.] ‘Having horns that turn backwards and forwards like those of a ram’ (Ash 1775; hence in recent Dicts.) …   Useful english dictionary

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