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longicorn Syllabification: lon·gi·corn
Pronunciation: /ˈlänjəˌkôrn/

Definition of longicorn in English:


Former term for longhorn (sense 2).


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

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