Corneous

  • 1 Corneous — Cor ne*ous ( ?s), a. [L. corneus, fr. cornu horn.] Of a texture resembling horn; horny; hard. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 corneous — [kôr′nē əs] adj. [L corneus < cornu,HORN] horny; hornlike …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Corneous — This goat has corneous horns …

    Wikipedia

  • 4 corneous — adjective Etymology: Latin corneus Date: 1646 of a horny texture …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 5 corneous — adj. [L. corneus, of horn] Resembling horn; of hornlike texture; corniform …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 6 corneous — /kawr nee euhs/, adj. consisting of a horny substance; horny. [1640 50; < L corneus horny, equiv. to corn(u) HORN + eus EOUS] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 7 corneous — adjective Containing a horny substance; horny …

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  • 8 corneous — Structures that are horny (sclerified), particularly as related to reproductive appendages (modified first pleopod) of first form males [Hobbs and Jass, 1988] …

    Crustacea glossary

  • 9 corneous — cor·ne·ous kȯr nē əs adj of a texture resembling horn * * * cor·ne·ous (korґne əs) [L. corneus] 1. horny. 2. keratinous (def. 1) …

    Medical dictionary

  • 10 corneous — Synonyms and related words: bony, cement, cemental, concrete, dense, diamondlike, dure, flintlike, flinty, granitelike, granitic, hard, hard as nails, hardhearted, horny, iron hard, ironlike, lapideous, lithoid, lithoidal, marble, marblelike,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 11 corneous — cor·ne·ous || kɔːnɪəs adj. horny, like horn …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12 corneous — [ kɔ:nɪəs] adjective formal horn like; horny. Origin C17: from L. corneus (from cornu horn ) + ous …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 13 corneous — a. Horny, corny …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 14 corneous — cor·ne·ous …

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  • 15 corneous — cor•ne•ous [[t]ˈkɔr ni əs[/t]] adj. bio consisting of a horny substance; horny • Etymology: 1640–50; < L corneus horny =corn(ū) horn+ eus eous …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 corneous — /ˈkɔniəs/ (say kawneeuhs) adjective consisting of a horny substance; horny. {Latin corneus horny} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 corneous —   a. horny.    ♦ corniculate, a. having horns or horn like outgrowths.    ♦ cornific, a. producing horn or horns.    ♦ corniform, adj., horn shaped.    ♦ cornigerous, a. bearing horns …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 18 corneous — adj. hornlike, horny. Etymology: L corneus f. cornu horn …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 Operculum (gastropod) — Gastropod shell of the freshwater snail Viviparus contectus with corneous operculum in place …

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  • 20 first form male — Sexually functional male crayfish (Cambaridae)); at least one terminal element of first pleopod usually corneouss [Hobbs and Jass, 1988]. The breeding form of male crayfishes in which one of the terminal projections of the first pleopod is… …

    Crustacea glossary