corneous

adjective
cor·​ne·​ous | \ ˈkȯr-nē-əs How to pronounce corneous (audio) \

Definition of corneous

: of a horny texture

First Known Use of corneous

1646, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for corneous

borrowed from Latin corneus "made of horn, horny," from cornum, cornū "horn" + -eus -eous — more at horn

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“Corneous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corneous. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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corneous

adjective
cor·​ne·​ous | \ ˈkȯr-nē-əs How to pronounce corneous (audio) \

Medical Definition of corneous

: of a texture resembling horn

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