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    horn - Dictionary definition and meaning for word horn

    Definition
    (noun) a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it Definition
    (noun) one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates Definition
    (noun) a noise made by the driver of an automobile to give warning Definition
    (noun) a high pommel of a Western saddle (usually metal covered with leather)
    Synonyms : saddle horn
    Definition
    (noun) a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves
    Synonyms : cornet , trump , trumpet
    Definition
    (noun) any hard protuberance from the head of an organism that is similar to or suggestive of a horn Definition
    (noun) the material (mostly keratin) that covers the horns of ungulates and forms hooves and claws and nails Definition
    (noun) a device having the shape of a horn
    Example Sentence
    • horns at the ends of a new moon
    • the hornof an anvil
    • the cleat had two horns
    Definition
    (noun) an alarm device that makes a loud warning sound Definition
    (noun) a brass musical instrument consisting of a conical tube that is coiled into a spiral and played by means of valves
    Synonyms : french horn
    Definition
    (noun) a device on an automobile for making a warning noise Definition
    (verb) stab or pierce with a horn or tusk
    Synonyms : tusk
    Example Sentence
    • the rhino horned the explorer
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