cornuto

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian, from Latin cornutus (horned).

Noun[edit]

cornuto (plural cornutos or cornutoes)

  1. (obsolete) A cuckold.
    • a. 1597,, Shakespeare, William, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Act 3, Scene 5:
      No, Master Brook, but the peaking cornuto / her husband, Master Brook, dwelling in a continual / 'larum of jealousy, comes me in the instant of our / encounter, after we had embraced, kissed, protested, / and, as it were, spoke the prologue of our comedy

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cornūtus.

Adjective[edit]

cornuto (feminine singular cornuta, masculine plural cornuti, feminine plural cornute)

  1. horned

Noun[edit]

cornuto m (plural cornuti)

  1. cuckold

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cornūtō

  1. dative masculine singular of cornūtus
  2. dative neuter singular of cornūtus
  3. ablative masculine singular of cornūtus
  4. ablative neuter plural of cornūtus