monoceros

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French monoceros, from Latin monoceros.

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Noun[edit]

monoceros (plural monoceroses)

  1. (obsolete) a unicorn
  2. (obsolete) a narwhal

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μονόκερως (monókerōs, having one horn), from μόνος (mónos, one) + κέρας (kéras, horn).

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Noun[edit]

monocerōs m (genitive monocerōtis); third declension

  1. A unicorn
  2. (New Latin) Used attributively as a specific epithet; one-horned.

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