a timber, often one of several, rising from the sternpost of a wooden vessel to support the overhang of the stern.
[hawrn-wurm] /ˈhɔrnˌwɜrm/ noun 1. the larva of any of several hawk moths, having a hornlike process at the rear of the abdomen.
[hawrn-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈhɔrnˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/ noun 1. any aquatic plant of the genus Ceratophyllum, found in ponds and slow streams. /ˈhɔːnˌwɜːt/ noun 1. any aquatic plant of the genus Ceratophyllum, forming submerged branching masses in ponds and slow-flowing streams: family Ceratophyllaceae 2. any of a group of bryophytes belonging to the phylum Anthocerophyta, resembling liverworts but […]
/ˈhɔːnˌræk/ noun 1. a yellowish bryozoan or sea mat sometimes found on beaches after a storm
[hawr-nee] /ˈhɔr ni/ adjective, hornier, horniest. 1. consisting of a horn or a hornlike substance; corneous. 2. having a horn or horns or hornlike projections; horned. 3. hornlike as a result of hardening; callous: horny hands. 4. Slang: Vulgar. 5. Archaic. semiopaque or somewhat translucent, like horn. /ˈhɔːnɪ/ adjective hornier, horniest 1. of, like, or […]