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(pl. cornua)
(anatomy) any structure that resembles a horn in shape.

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"Cornu" Quotes from Famous Books

... chronicler gives us further details. Under the title, Madame Cornu et Napoleon III, M. Eugene d'Eichthal published, in 1897, a number of fragments translated from a posthumous work, Conservation, by the English economist, Nassau Senior, who had been brought into contact with a large number of distinguished men of different countries. ...
— Paris from the Earliest Period to the Present Day; Volume 1 • William Walton

... the geography of the ancients did not extend, on the eastern coast of Africa, further to the south than a promontory called Noti Cornu, (the Southern Horn,) which seems to have been in about 12-1/2 degrees north latitude. Beyond this an arid coast, without ports or fresh water, arrested the progress of navigation; but it appears by the Periplus, that this ...
— Robert Kerr's General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18 • William Stevenson

... & tenacibus Inserpit ulmis Evius, Udoque cornu turget, & fluentibus Crinem racemis impedit. Non Lesbos illi, non odorati magis Vineta rident Massici, Aut quae Falernis educata solibus Sublucet ...
— The Odes of Casimire, Translated by G. Hils • Mathias Casimire Sarbiewski

... the way, was cultivated by the emperor. When his early playfellow, Madame Cornu, saw him after twelve years' separation, her first exclamation was: "Why! what have you ...
— France in the Nineteenth Century • Elizabeth Latimer

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