Bicorn
Bicorn Bi"corn, Bicorned Bi"corned, Bicornous Bi*cor"nous, a. [L. bicornis; bis twice + cornu horn: cf. F. bicorne. Cf. {Bickern}.] Having two horns; two-horned; crescentlike. [1913 Webster]

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  • bicorn — BICÓRN, bicornuri, s.n. Pălărie bărbătească (de uniformă) cu două colţuri. – Din fr. bicorne. Trimis de paula, 21.06.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  bicórn s. n., pl. bicórnuri Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  BICÓRN bicornuri n …   Dicționar Român

  • Bicorn — Bicorn, zweihörnig; bicorniger, Zweihörniger. Beiname des Bacchus …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • bicorn — [bī kôr′nyo͞o itbī′kôrn΄] adj. [L bicornis < bi , BI 1 + cornu,HORN] 1. having two horns or hornlike parts 2. crescent shaped: Also bicornuate [bī kôr′nyo͞o it] …   English World dictionary

  • Bicorn — For the hat, see Bicorne. For the mythical beast, see Bicorn (monster). Bicorn In geometry, the bicorn, also known as a cocked hat curve due to its resemblance to a bicorne, is a rational quartic curve defined by the equation y2(a2 − x …   Wikipedia

  • Bicorn — /buy kawrn/, n. (in early French and English literature) a mythical animal, usually depicted as a grotesquely fat beast, that existed solely by devouring virtuous husbands. Cf. Chichivache. [1375 1425; late ME Bycorne < MF < L bicornis BICORN] *… …   Universalium

  • bicorn — adj. [L. bis, two; cornu, horn] Bearing two horns; crescentlike …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • bicorn — /buy kawrn/, adj. Also, bicornate /buy kawr nit, nayt/, bicornuate /buy kawr nyooh it, ayt /, bicornuous. 1. Bot., Zool. having two horns or hornlike parts. 2. shaped like a crescent. n. 3. bicorne. [1745 55; < L bicornis, equiv. to bi BI 1 +… …   Universalium

  • bicorn — noun A plane curve having two cusps …   Wiktionary

  • bicorn — Synonyms and related words: Cynthian, S shaped, corniform, crescent, crescent shaped, crescentic, crescentiform, crescentlike, falcate, falciform, horn shaped, horned, lunar, lunate, luniform, lunular, menisciform, meniscoid, moon shaped,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bicorn — adj. having two horns, having two horn like parts …   English contemporary dictionary

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