bi·​corn ˈbī-ˌkȯrn How to pronounce bicorn (audio)
variants or bicorned
or less commonly bicornous
: two-horned : like a crescent

Word History


bicorn from Latin bicornis, from bi- bi- entry 1 + -cornis (from cornu horn); bicorned from Latin bicornis + English -ed; bicornous from Latin bicornis + English -ous

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“Bicorn.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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