Hollow-horned
Hollow-horned Hol"low-horned`, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having permanent horns with a bony core, as cattle. [1913 Webster]

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  • hollow-horned — adjective having horns that are hollow • Similar to: ↑horned * * * | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : having permanent horns with a bony core into which the frontal sinuses often extend to form air spaces (as in cattle, sheep, goats, and true… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hollow-horned ruminants — dykaraginiai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas šeima apibrėžtis Šeimoje 46 gentys. Kūno masė – 3 1000 kg. atitikmenys: lot. Bovidae angl. hollow horned ruminants; horned ungulates vok. Hohlhörner; Horntiere; Hornträger;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • horned ungulates — dykaraginiai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas šeima apibrėžtis Šeimoje 46 gentys. Kūno masė – 3 1000 kg. atitikmenys: lot. Bovidae angl. hollow horned ruminants; horned ungulates vok. Hohlhörner; Horntiere; Hornträger;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • horned poppy — Horn Horn (h[^o]rn), n. [AS. horn; akin to D. horen, hoorn, G., Icel., Sw., & Dan. horn, Goth. ha[ u]rn, W., Gael., & Ir. corn, L. cornu, Gr. ke ras, and perh. also to E. cheer, cranium, cerebral; cf. Skr. [,c]iras head. Cf. {Carat}, {Corn} on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hol|low-horned — «HOL oh HRND», adjective. having hollow horns formed upon a solid core of true bone that do not shed …   Useful english 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

  • antelope — antelopian, antelopine /an tl oh pin, puyn/, adj. /an tl ohp /, n., pl. antelopes, (esp. collectively) antelope. 1. any of several ruminants of the family Bovidae, chiefly of Africa and Asia, having permanent, hollow, unbranched horns. 2. leather …   Universalium

  • goat — goatlike, adj. /goht/, n. 1. any of numerous agile, hollow horned ruminants of the genus Capra, of the family Bovidae, closely related to the sheep, found native in rocky and mountainous regions of the Old World, and widely distributed in… …   Universalium

  • 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 — /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

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