noun uni·corn \ˈyü-nə-ˌkrn\

: an imaginary animal that looks like a horse and has a straight horn growing from the middle of its forehead

Full Definition of UNICORN

:  a mythical animal generally depicted with the body and head of a horse, the hind legs of a stag, the tail of a lion, and a single horn in the middle of the forehead

Illustration of UNICORN

Origin of UNICORN

Middle English unicorne, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin unicornis, from Latin, having one horn, from uni- + cornu horn — more at horn
First Known Use: 13th century


adjective uni·corn \ˈyü-nə-ˌk(ə)rn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of UNICORN

:  having a single horn or hornlike process <a unicorn uterus>


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