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longicorn

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adjective lon·gi·corn \ˈlän-jə-ˌkȯrn\

Definition of longicorn

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or being long-horned beetles

  2. 2 :  having long antennae

longicorn noun


Origin of longicorn

ultimately from Latin longus long + cornu horn — more at horn


First Known Use: circa 1848


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