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Horned

Furnished with a horn or horns; furnished with a hornlike process or appendage; as, horned cattle; having some part shaped like a horn. The horned moon with one bright star within the nether tip. (Coleridge) horned bee, a large North American owl (bubo Virginianus), having a pair of elongated tufts of feathers on the head. Several distinct varieties are known; as, the arctic, western, dusky, and striped horned owls, differing in colour, and inhabiting different regions; called also great horned owl, horn owl, eagle owl, and cat owl. Sometimes also applied to the long-eared owl. See eared owl, under eared. Horned poppy.

(Science: botany) see Cerastes.


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