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Cornish

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adjective Cor·nish \ˈkȯr-nish\

Simple Definition of Cornish

  • : of or relating to Cornwall or the people of Cornwall

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Cornish

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of Cornwall, Cornishmen, or Cornish

Origin of cornish

Middle English Cornysshe, from Cornwaile Cornwall, England


First Known Use: 14th century


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Cornish

noun Cor·nish

Definition of Cornish

  1. 1 :  the Celtic language of Cornwall

  2. 2 :  any of an English breed of domestic chickens much used in crossbreeding for meat production — compare rock cornish hen



1547

First Known Use of cornish

1547


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