cornule

noun

cor·​nule
ˈkȯr(ˌ)nyül
plural -s
: a small horny plate or process
specifically : one of those that serve as teeth in the lower jaw of the duckbill

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin cornulum small horn, diminutive of Latin cornu horn

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“Cornule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cornule. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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