Tubicorn Tu"bi*corn, n. [L. tubus tube + cornu horn: cf. F. tubicorne.] (Zo["o]l.) Any ruminant having horns composed of a bony axis covered with a horny sheath; a hollow-horned ruminant. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • tubicorn(ous) —   a. hollow horned.    ♦ tubifacient, a. constructing a tube.    ♦ tubifex, n. freshwater tubicolous worm used as bait.    ♦ tubiform, a. tube like.    ♦ tubinarial, a. with tubular nostrils.    ♦ tubiparous a. secreting matter used in making… …   Dictionary of difficult words

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”