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

  • n. See siphuncle.

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  • n. A little horn.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A little horn.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A little horn; a corniculum.
  • n. In entomology, a honey-duct; one of the two horn-like tubular organs on the back of an aphid or plant-louse, from which a sweet, honey-like fluid exudes; a nectary or siphuncle.


Latin corniculum, little horn; see corniculate.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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