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Meaning of HORNED

Pronunciation:  hornd

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  having a horn or horns or hornlike parts or horns of a particular kind; "horned viper"; "great horned owl"; "the unicorn--a mythical horned beast"; "long-horned cattle"

HORNED is a 6 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: antlered, bicorn, bicornate, bicorned, bicornuate, bicornuous, crescent, horny
 Antonyms: hornless



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Horned\, a.
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} (Zo["o]l.), a British wild bee ({Osmia
   bicornis}), having two little horns on the head.

{Horned dace} (Zo["o]l.), an American cyprinoid fish
   ({Semotilus corporialis}) common in brooks and ponds; the
   common chub. See Illust. of {Chub}.

{Horned frog} (Zo["o]l.), a very large Brazilian frog
   ({Ceratophrys cornuta}), having a pair of triangular horns
   arising from the eyelids.

{Horned grebe} (Zo["o]l.), a species of grebe ({Colymbus
   auritus}), of Arctic Europe and America, having two dense
   tufts of feathers on the head.

{Horned horse} (Zo["o]l.), the gnu.

{Horned lark} (Zo["o]l.), the shore lark.

{Horned lizard} (Zo["o]l.), the horned toad.

{Horned owl} (Zo["o]l.), 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 color, 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}. (Bot.) See {Horn poppy}, under {Horn}.

{Horned pout} (Zo["o]l.), an American fresh-water siluroid
   fish; the bullpout.

{Horned rattler} (Zo["o]l.), a species of rattlesnake
   ({Crotalus cerastes}), inhabiting the dry, sandy plains,
   from California to Mexico. It has a pair of triangular
   horns between the eyes; -- called also {sidewinder}.

{Horned ray} (Zo["o]l.), the sea devil.

{Horned screamer} (Zo["o]l.), the kamichi.

{Horned snake} (Zo["o]l.), the cerastes.

{Horned toad} (Zo["o]l.), any lizard of the genus
   {Phrynosoma}, of which nine or ten species are known.
   These lizards have several hornlike spines on the head,
   and a broad, flat body, covered with spiny scales. They
   inhabit the dry, sandy plains from California to Mexico
   and Texas. Called also {horned lizard}.

{Horned viper}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Cerastes}.

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