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- n. The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
- n. A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
From Italian alicorno. (Wiktionary)
Term already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony. (Wiktionary)