unicorn
noun Etymology: Middle English unicorne, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin unicornis, from Latin, having one horn, from uni- + cornu horn — more at horn Date: 13th century a mythical animal generally depicted with the body and head of a horse, the hind legs of a stag, the tail of a lion, and a single horn in the middle of the forehead

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  • Unicorn — U ni*corn, n. [OE. unicorne, F. unicorne, L. unicornis one horned, having a single horn; unus one + cornu a horn; cf. L. unicornuus a unicorn. See {One}, and {Horn}.] 1. A fabulous animal with one horn; the monoceros; often represented in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Unicorn — (englisch für Einhorn) heißen folgende Schiffe: als HMS Unicorn, verschiedene britische Schiffe als USS Unicorn, zwei US amerikanische U Boote der Tench Klasse: USS Unicorn (SS 429) und USS Unicorn (SS 436) Unicorn bezeichnet eine Form der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Unicorn — Жанр софт рок, кантри рок Годы 1963 1977 Страна …   Википедия

  • Unicorn — es un sistema de gestión de los recursos para las bibliotecas. Es un software encargado de gestionar todos los procesos que abarcan el día a día en sistema bibliográfico, gestión de catálogos, reservas, acceso a datos, etc. Desde hace 25 años, se …   Wikipedia Español

  • unicorn — UNICÓRN, Ă, unicorni, e, adj. (zool.) Care are numai un corn. – Din fr. unicorne. Trimis de valeriu, 03.04.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  UNICÓRN s. v. inorog. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  unicórn adj. m …   Dicționar Român

  • unicorn — early 13c., from O.Fr. unicorne, from L.L. unicornus (Vulgate), from noun use of L. unicornis (adj.) having one horn, from uni one (see UNI (Cf. uni )) + cornus horn (see HORN (Cf. horn)). The L.L. word translates Gk. monoceros, itself rendering …   Etymology dictionary

  • unicorn — ► NOUN ▪ a mythical animal represented as a horse with a single straight horn projecting from its forehead. ORIGIN Latin unicornis, from cornu horn …   English terms dictionary

  • unicorn — [yo͞o′nə kôrn΄] n. [ME unicorne < OFr < L unicornis, one horned < unus,ONE + cornu,HORN] 1. a mythical horselike animal with a single horn growing from the center of its forehead 2. [< a mistransl. of Heb reem, wild ox] Bible a two… …   English World dictionary

  • Unicorn — A unicorn (from Latin unus one and cornu horn ) is a mythological creature. Though the modern popular image of the unicorn is sometimes that of a horse differing only in the horn on its forehead, the traditional unicorn also has a billy goat… …   Wikipedia

  • unicorn — /yooh ni kawrn /, n. 1. a mythical creature resembling a horse, with a single horn in the center of its forehead: often symbolic of chastity or purity. 2. a heraldic representation of this animal, in the form of a horse with a lion s tail and… …   Universalium

  • Unicorn — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Unicorn, licorne en anglais, peut faire référence à : HMS Unicorn, un bateau de la Royal Navy britannique, Unicorn, un logiciel de gestion de base de …   Wikipédia en Français

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