Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having yellow antennæ: as, the yellow-horned moth, Cymatophora flavicornis, a British noctuid.

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Examples

  • In Africa, in a tiny Xhosa village nestled in the wild, he was inspired by observing an actual yellow-horned gnu.

    What Happened to the Baby?

  • And when they came to the yellow-horned gnu, and Simon said “Gnu,” Retta, mistaking it for a cow, blew out an elongated “Moo.”

    What Happened to the Baby?

  • And when they came to the yellow-horned gnu, and Simon said “Gnu,” Retta, mistaking it for a cow, blew out an elongated “Moo.”

    What Happened to the Baby?

  • In Africa, in a tiny Xhosa village nestled in the wild, he was inspired by observing an actual yellow-horned gnu.

    What Happened to the Baby?

  • In Africa, in a tiny Xhosa village nestled in the wild, he was inspired by observing an actual yellow-horned gnu.

    What Happened to the Baby?

  • They are dotted all over with the glaucous leaves and brilliant flowers of the yellow-horned poppy, and bristling blue viper's bugloss, and on the inland edge there is a scattered border of the rest-harrow's pink butterfly blossoms.

    Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts

  • V.lgaris (common butter-wort), V.ola Flavicornis, also called V. Ericetorum (yellow-horned violet).

    Records of Woodhall Spa and Neighbourhood Historical, Anecdotal, Physiographical, and Archaeological, with Other Matter

  • On the neighbouring beach, springing from the stones, you find the yellow-horned poppy, beautiful both in flower and leaf, and the delicate tamarisk makes a natural hedge parallel with the sea, to Worthing on the one side, and to Bognor on the other.

    Highways & Byways in Sussex

  • The sea-campion grew everywhere, and in sunny corners the yellow-horned poppy put little spots of colour into a landscape of pinkish grey.

    Joanna Godden

  • On the railway embankment we see the yellow-horned poppy and the golden thistle growing in abundance; many another flower, too, as brilliant brightens the way-a large, handsome broom, several kinds of mullein, with fern and heather.

    The Roof of France

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