cornute

transitive verb
cor·​nute | \ (ˈ)kȯr¦n(y)üt\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of cornute

 (Entry 1 of 3)

archaic
: to bestow horns upon : make a cuckold of : cuckold

cornute

noun
\ "\
plural -s

Definition of cornute (Entry 2 of 3)

: something forked or having horns: such as
b [ Late Latin cornutus, from Latin ] : dilemma especially : a sophistical dilemma

cornute

adjective
\ "\

Definition of cornute (Entry 3 of 3)

botany

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History and Etymology for cornute

Transitive verb

Latin cornutus horned, from cornu horn

Noun

Latin cornutus horned

Adjective

Latin cornutus

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