/kawr nik"yeuh lit, -layt'/, adj.
1. resembling a small horn in appearance.
2. having horns or hornlike parts; horned.
[1640-50; < L corniculatus horned, equiv. to cornicul(um) little horn (see CORNICLE) + -atus -ATE1]

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