from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having two horns or horn-shaped parts.
  • adj. Shaped like a crescent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Resembling a pair of horns, as a malformed uterus may.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as bicornous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having two horns or horn-shaped parts


From bi-1 + Latin cornū, horn; see ker-1 in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
bi- +‎ cornuate (Wiktionary)


  • As for unusual animals, last week I treated a cow that had a bicornuate uterus.

    The Angel Experiment

  • So, too, at the second or third month the uterus of the human embryo is bicornuate, and afterwards passes through stages comparable to the adult and permanent uterus of rodents, ruminants, and carnivores.

    Form and Function A Contribution to the History of Animal Morphology

  • The instances of reversion here discussed are microcephalism, which Darwin wrongly interpreted as atavistic, supernumerary mammae, supernumerary digits, bicornuate uterus, the development of abnormal muscles, and so on.

    Evolution in Modern Thought

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    Rational Review

  • "opening the mouth," possibly connected with (b) (a bicornuate uterus), according to Griffith ( "Hieroglyphics," p. 60).

    The Evolution of the Dragon


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