Cavicorn
Cavicorn \Cav"i*corn\ (k[a^]v"[i^]*k[^o]rn), a. [L. cavus hollow + cornu horn.] (Zo["o]l.) Having hollow horns. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • cavicorn — CAVICÓRN, Ă, cavicorni, e, adj., s.m. 1. adj. (Despre cornute) Cu coarnele goale în interior. 2. s.m. Animal cavicorn (1). – Din fr. cavicornes. Trimis de valeriu, 03.03.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  cavicórn s. n., adj …   Dicționar Român

  • cavicorn — [kav′i kôrn΄] adj. [< L cavus (see CAVE) + cornu, HORN] having hollow horns, as oxen or sheep …   English World dictionary

  • cavicorn — ˈkavəˌkȯrn adjective Etymology: New Latin Cavicornia : having hollow horns cavicorn members of the family Bovidae * * * /kav i kawrn /, adj. Zool. hollow horned, as the ruminants with true horns, as distinguished from bony antlers. [ < NL… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cavicorn — /kav i kawrn /, adj. Zool. hollow horned, as the ruminants with true horns, as distinguished from bony antlers. [ < NL cavicornis hollow horned, equiv. to cavi (comb. form of L cavus hollow) + cornis (L corn(u) horn + is adj. suffix)] * * * …   Universalium

  • cavicorn — 1. adjective Having hollow horns 2. noun Any animal having hollow horns, but especially any ruminant of the family Cavicornia …   Wiktionary

  • cavicórn — s. n., adj. m., pl. cavicórni; f. sg. cavicórnã, pl. cavicórne …   Romanian orthography

  • cavicorn — cav·i·corn …   English syllables

  • cavicorn — /ˈkævəkɔn/ (say kavuhkawn) adjective Zoology hollow horned, as the ruminants with true horns, as distinguished from bony antlers. {Latin: cavi (combining form of cavus hollow) + stem of cornis horned} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cavicorn —   a. with hollow horns …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • tu|bi|corn — «TOO buh krn, TYOO », adjective. hollow horned; cavicorn. ╂[< Latin tubus, ī tube + cornū horn] …   Useful english dictionary

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