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staghorn Line breaks: stag|horn
Pronunciation: /ˈstaɡhɔːn/
(also stag's horn)

Definition of staghorn in English:


[mass noun]
The antler of a stag, used to make handles for knives and walking sticks.
Example sentences
  • Plated with staghorn, the cheek piece has a finely engraved scene of wolves attacking a lamb in a landscape - which would have removed any doubts about the target of the weapon.
  • A good hunting knife traditionally has scales made of staghorn.
  • The handle is made of Staghorn.
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