Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Cornigerous — Cor*nig er*ous (k?r n?j ?r ?s), a. [L. corniger; cornu horn + gerere to bear.] Horned; having horns; as, cornigerous animals. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cornigerous — adjective Horned, having a horn or horns …   Wiktionary

  • cornigerous — cor·nig·er·ous …   English syllables

  • cornigerous — (ˈ)kȯr|nijərəs adjective Etymology: Latin corniger horn bearing (from cornu horn + i + ger, from gerere to bear) + English ous more at jest : having horns …   Useful english dictionary

  • horned — adjective Having, or containing horns. A goat is an example of a horned animal. Syn: cornigerous …   Wiktionary

  • Bearing and Carrying — The following table is a relatively complete listing of words relating to the bearing, exuding, carrying, emitting, or containing of things by other things. Note that almost all of them end in ferous or gerous (from the Latin ferre and gerere,… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • corneous —   a. horny.    ♦ corniculate, a. having horns or horn like outgrowths.    ♦ cornific, a. producing horn or horns.    ♦ corniform, adj., horn shaped.    ♦ cornigerous, a. bearing horns …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • -gerous — comb. form forming adjectives meaning bearing (lanigerous). * * * j(ə)rəs adjective combining form Etymology: Latin ger (from gerere to bear, wage, cherish) or French gère (from Latin ger) + English ous more at …   Useful english dictionary

  • tri-cornered — tri cornered, cornigerous, cornute etc.: see tri 1 c, 1 …   Useful english dictionary

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