Definition of longicorn in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlänjəˌkôrn/


Former term for longhorn beetle.


Mid 19th century: from modern Latin longicornis, from Latin longus 'long' + cornu 'horn'.

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Syllabification: lon·gi·corn

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