cornifer etymology

Latin word cornifer comes from Latin cornu, Latin -fer (-bearing, -carrying, -bringing.)

Detailed word origin of cornifer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cornu Latin (lat) (figuratively) power, strength, might. (musical instruments) a horn as a musical instrument. A horn, antler. A tusk. An arm or wing of an army. Any substance like the material of a horn, such as the bill of a bird. The end of a book or scroll, usually made of ivory. The horns of the moon.
-fer Latin (lat) -bearing, -carrying, -bringing.
cornifer Latin (lat) Horned, having horns.

Words with the same origin as cornifer

Descendants of cornu
Cornutus albicornis bicornis corna cornea tela corneolus cornesco corneus cornicen corniculans corniculatus corniculum corniger cornipes fulvicornis fuscicornis gracilicornis grandicornis laticornis magnicornis monoceros pallidicornis unicornis validicornis
Descendants of -fer
aquilifer cupressifer dactylifer dulcifer fructifer glandulifer grandifer imbrifer letifer lucifer margaritifer mellifer nimbifer noctifer nucifer palmifer patellifer peltifer pinifer sacrifer signifer soporifer sudorifer velifer vexillifer