Cornua Ammonis
Cornu Ammonis Cor"nu Am*mo"nis ([a^]m*m[=o]"n[i^]s); pl. {Cornua Ammonis}. [L., horn of Ammon. See {Ammonite}.] (Paleon.) A fossil shell, curved like a ram's horn; an obsolete name for an ammonite. [1913 Webster]

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  • AMMON — I. AMMON Aegyptius, monasticum vitae genus excoluit; et cum suorum impulsione uxorem duxisset, cum illa numquam rem habuit, sed perpetuam cum illa virginitatem servavit. Sozom. l. 1. c. 14. II. AMMON Latin. populus eius, XVII. Iudaeorum Rex… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • ARIES — I. ARIES Danieli visus c. 8. v. 3. qui cornibus suis omnes orbis partes ita impetebat, ut nullus ei obsisteret, Persarum Rex est: qui sedisse dicitut ad Euleum, quia Susa, Regni Metropolis, ad eum amnem sita erat; et cornua duo habuisse, h. e.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • CORNU — proprie de quadrupedibus. Plin. l. 11. c. 37. Cornua multis quidem et aquatilium et marinorum et serpentum variis data sunt modis: sed quae iure cornua intelligantur, quadrupedum generi tantum Nec alibi maior naturae lascivia lusit animalium… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • HAMON — I. HAMON Iovis cogn. qui in arena putatur inventus, quae Graece hoc nomine ἄμμος appellatur: Ei cornua affiguntur arietis, a genere pecoris, inter quod inventus est. Mela de Cyrenaica, l. 1. c. 8. In ea Ammonis oraculum, Plin. l. 5. c. 5. Mirum… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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  • DII — ingenii ab Unius notitia exerrantis figmentum, tot fuêre apud Gentiles, quot deprehendêrunt vel usui suo, vel terrori, vel admirationi apta instrumenta; omisso Eo, qui solus horum Auctor, naturâ suâ invisibilis, per visibilia haec sua opera ipsis …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Ammonshorn — Sn Versteinerung eines Kopffüßlers per. Wortschatz fach. (18. Jh.) Onomastische Bildung. Übersetzung der seit Plinius bezeugten Bezeichnung l. ammōnis cornūa Hörner Ammons (nach dem ägyptischen Gott Ammon, der unter anderem in der Gestalt eines… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

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