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- (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
cornuto m (plural cornuti)