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monoceros

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English

Etymology

From Old French monoceros, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] monoceros < Ancient Greek μονόκερως (monokerōs) "having one horn" < μόνος (monos) "one" + κέρας (keras) "horn".

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /mə'nɒsərəs/

Noun

Singular
monoceros

Plural
es

monoceros (es)
  1. (obsolete) a unicorn
  2. (obsolete) a narwhal

Latin

Etymology

From Ancient Greek μονόκερως (monokerōs) "having one horn" < μόνος (monos) "one" + κέρας (keras) "horn".

Noun

monocerōs (genitive monocerōtis); m, third declension

  1. A unicorn

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