nasicorn

adjective
na·​si·​corn | \ ˈnāzəˌkȯrn \

Definition of nasicorn

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : bearing a horn or horns on the nose
2 [New Latin Nasicornia, division of mammals containing the rhinoceroses in former classifications, from nas- + -cornia (from Latin cornu horn + New Latin -ia)] : of or relating to a former taxonomic group consisting of the rhinoceroses

nasicorn

noun
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plural -s

Definition of nasicorn (Entry 2 of 2)

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History and Etymology for nasicorn

Adjective

nas- + Latin cornu horn

Noun

(assumed) New Latin nasicornus

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“Nasicorn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nasicorn. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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