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horned

Syllabification: horned
Pronunciation: /hôrnd
 
/

Definition of horned in English:

adjective

1Having a horn or horns: horned cattle [in combination]: a long-horned bison
More example sentences
  • The horned Angora goats use horns to pull down multiflora stems for feeding.
  • We made the driver stop and walked for a companionable half-hour with two herdsmen, striding along at the head of their great mass of long horned cattle.
  • Currently Mr Rushton farms 450 acres with horned sheep and suckler cattle.
2 [attributive] literary Crescent-shaped: the horned moon

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