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Cornish

adjective Cor·nish \ ˈkȯr-nish \

Definition of Cornish

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

Origin and Etymology of cornish

Middle English Cornysshe, from Cornwaile Cornwall, England


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Cornish

noun

Definition of Cornish

1 : the Celtic language of Cornwall
2 : any of an English breed of domestic chickens much used in crossbreeding for meat production — compare rock cornish hen

First Known Use of cornish

1547

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Cornish

Definition of Cornish for English Language Learners

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


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