Corniculate

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Corniculate (Bot) Having processes resembling small horns.
    • Corniculate Horned; having horns.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • corniculate Horned; having horns. In botany, bearing a little horn-like spur or appendage; bearing pods, as the Cruciferæ.
    • corniculate Figuratively, crescent-shaped; having horns, as the moon.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Corniculate kor-nik′ū-lāt horned: shaped like a horn
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. corniculatus,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. cornu, horn, forma, form, gerĕre, to bear.