Definition Of horn


(of an animal) butt or gore with the horns.

a hard permanent outgrowth, often curved and pointed, found in pairs on the heads of cattle, sheep, goats, giraffes, etc., and consisting of a core of bone encased in keratinized skin.

At the end of these two cows' horns are attached, and to the horns two large goat skin bellows, one each side of the furnace.

a horn-shaped projection.

America's riches are pulling people all along the continent's Hispanic horn on a great migration to the place they call El Norte.

an instrument sounding a warning or other signal.

a car horn

the substance of which horns are composed.

powdered rhino horn

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Example Of horn

  • a car horn

  • A hand moved hers aside to grab the saddle horn and then he heaved himself up on the beast behind her.

  • As she was trying to clean up the mess, using a box of tissues, she heard the honking of a horn behind her.

  • At that, Cirrus, who until now had been sitting on Hiera's saddle horn , spread his wings and uttered a single short shriek.

  • But the proteins on our outside - in skin, hair, and nail, as well as animal horn and hoof - are of a different kind.

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