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horn

horn

 
 
pronunciation:
horn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the hard, bony, hollow growths that extend, usu. in a pair, from the head of certain mammals such as cows and deer.
 
definition 2: the substance of which such growths are made.
definition 3: any hard, protective shell that forms around certain parts of various animals.
definition 4: a musical instrument constructed usu. out of brass or other metal, and played with the mouth.
definition 5: a device used for sounding a warning, as on a car.
similar words:
alarm
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: horned, horning, horns
definition: to butt or strike with the horns, as a bull.
derivations: hornless (adj.), hornlike (adj.)
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