Longhorn



[lawng-hawrn, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌhɔrn, ˈlɒŋ-/

noun
1.
(lowercase) .
2.
Slang. a Texan.
3.
(lowercase) .
4.
one of a nearly extinct English breed of beef cattle having , .
[lawng-hawrnd, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌhɔrnd, ˈlɒŋ-/
noun
1.
any of numerous, often brightly colored beetles of the family Cerambycidae, usually with long antennae, the larva of which bores into the wood of living or decaying trees.
/ˈlɒŋˌhɔːn/
noun
1.
Also called Texas longhorn. a long-horned breed of beef cattle, usually red or variegated, formerly common in SW US
2.
a now rare British breed of beef cattle with long curved horns
noun
1.
the longicorn beetle See longicorn (sense 1)
adj.

also long-horn, in reference to a type of cattle, 1808, from long (adj.) + horn (n.).

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