bicorn vs bicorne what difference

what is difference between bicorn and bicorne

English

Etymology

bi- +‎ Latin cornū (horn)

Adjective

bicorn (not comparable)

  1. Having two horns.

Synonyms

  • bicorned
  • bicornous

Noun

bicorn (plural bicorns)

  1. (mathematics) A plane curve having two cusps
  2. (historical) A two-cornered hat worn by European and American military and naval officers from the 1790s.

Alternative forms

  • (hat): bicorne

Translations

Anagrams

  • Corbin, bicron


English

Noun

bicorne (plural bicornes)

  1. Alternative form of bicorn (two-cornered hat)

Anagrams

  • Briceno

French

Noun

bicorne m (plural bicornes)

  1. The two-cornered hat worn by Napoleon Bonaparte.
  2. In French fairy tales, a two-horned monster that eats adulterous husbands.

See also

  • tricorn, tricorne
  • unicorn

Further reading

  • “bicorne” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Italian

Adjective

bicorne (plural bicorni)

  1. two-horned

Related terms

  • bicorno

Anagrams

  • bercino, broncie

Latin

Adjective

bicorne

  1. nominative neuter singular of bicornis
  2. accusative neuter singular of bicornis
  3. vocative neuter singular of bicornis

Spanish

Adjective

bicorne (plural bicornes)

  1. two-horned

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