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cornĕus , a, um, adj. cornu.
I. Of horn, horny, horn- (rare but class.): corneo proceroque rostro (ibes), * Cic. N. D. 1, 36, 101: “ora,Ov. M. 8, 545: “arcus,id. ib. 1, 697: “pyxis,Plin. 29, 6, 39, § 142: “laterna,Mart. 14, 61: “crater,id. 12, 32, 12: “ungula (equi),Luc. 6, 83; cf. “solum,Varr. R. R. 2, 9, 4: “porta Somni,Verg. A. 6, 894; cf. Stat. S. 5, 3, 288.—
II. Hard as horn, horny (very rare): “corpora piscatorum,Plin. 31, 9, 45, § 102; 7, 19, 18, § 80.—
B. Trop.: “fibra,hard-heartedness, insensibility, Pers. 1, 47; cf. “corda,Sid. Ep. 4, 1.—
III. Of the color of korn (post-Aug.): “cereum aut corneum,Plin. 37, 6, 23, § 89: “color,id. 36, 8, 12, § 61; Serv. ad Verg. A. 6, 894.
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