cornuted


cornuted
cornuted [kôr nyo͞ot′id, kôrno͞ot′id]
adj.
[< L cornutus, horned < cornu,HORN]
1. having horns
2. horn-shaped
3. Archaic cuckolded

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  • Cornuted — Cornute Cor nute (k?r n?t or k?r n?t ), Cornuted Cor*nut ed (k?r n? t?d), a. [L. cornutus horned, from cornu horn.] 1. Bearing horns; horned; horn shaped. [1913 Webster] 2. Cuckolded. [R.] My being cornuted. LEstrange. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cornuted — /kawr nooh tid, nyooh /, adj. 1. having horns. 2. shaped like a horn. 3. Archaic. cuckolded. Also, cornute. [1605 15; CORNUTE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • cornuted — cor·nut·ed …   English syllables

  • cornuted — üdə̇d adjective Etymology: from past participle of cornute : bearing or having horns or shaped like a horn …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cornute — Cor nute (k?r n?t or k?r n?t ), Cornuted Cor*nut ed (k?r n? t?d), a. [L. cornutus horned, from cornu horn.] 1. Bearing horns; horned; horn shaped. [1913 Webster] 2. Cuckolded. [R.] My being cornuted. LEstrange. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cornute — /kawr nooht , nyooht /, v., cornuted, cornuting, adj. v.t. 1. Archaic. to cuckold. adj. 2. cornuted. [1590 1600; < L cornutus horned, equiv. to cornu HORN + tus adj. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

  • Cuckold — is a historic derogatory term for a man who has an unfaithful wife. The word, which has been in recorded use since the 13th century, derives from the cuckoo which gives up nurturing its own by laying eggs in other birds nests. [1] In modern terms …   Wikipedia

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