Longicorn Definition

lŏnjĭ-kôrn
adjective
Having long feelers, or antennae, as the long-horned beetles.
Webster's New World
Of or relating to the longhorn beetles.
American Heritage
(zoology) Long-horned.
Wiktionary
noun

One of the Cerambycidae (longhorn beetles).

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
longicorn beetlelong-horned beetle

Other Word Forms of Longicorn

Noun

Singular:
longicorn
Plural:
longicorns

Origin of Longicorn

  • From New Latin Longicornia former group name Latin longus long longitude Latin cornū horn ker-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin longus (“long") + cornu (“horn"). Compare French longicorne.

    From Wiktionary

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