cornigera etymology

Latin word cornigera comes from Latin corniculum, Latin cornu, and later Latin corniger (Horned, having horns.)

Detailed word origin of cornigera

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
corniculum Latin (lat) A horn-shaped ornament on the helmet, awarded for bravery.. A little horn.
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.
corniger Latin (lat) Horned, having horns.
cornigera Latin (lat) Horned animals, especially horned cattle. A hind (female deer).

Words with the same origin as cornigera

Descendants of corniculum