cornuto

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian cornuto, from Latin cornūtus (horned).

NounEdit

cornuto (plural cornutos or cornutoes)

  1. (obsolete) A cuckold.
    • a. 1597,, Shakespeare, William, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Act 3, Scene 5:
      No, Master Brook, but the peaking cornuto / her husband, Master Brook, dwelling in a continual / 'larum of jealousy, comes me in the instant of our / encounter, after we had embraced, kissed, protested, / and, as it were, spoke the prologue of our comedy

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cornūtus.

AdjectiveEdit

cornuto (feminine singular cornuta, masculine plural cornuti, feminine plural cornute)

  1. horned

NounEdit

cornuto m (plural cornuti)

  1. cuckold

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cornūtō

  1. dative masculine singular of cornūtus
  2. dative neuter singular of cornūtus
  3. ablative masculine singular of cornūtus
  4. ablative neuter singular of cornūtus