longicorn

adjective
lon·​gi·​corn | \ ˈlän-jə-ˌkȯrn How to pronounce longicorn (audio) \

Definition of longicorn

1 : of, relating to, or being long-horned beetles
2 : having long antennae

Other Words from longicorn

longicorn noun

First Known Use of longicorn

circa 1848, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for longicorn

ultimately from Latin longus long + cornu horn — more at horn

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“Longicorn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/longicorn. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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