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How to Pronounce cornu?

Correct pronunciation for the word "cornu" is [kˈɔːnuː], [kˈɔːnuː], [k_ˈɔː_n_uː].

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"Cornu" in context

Cornu (Latin for "horn" or "cornucopia") is a type of ancient Roman instrument made from a large curved horn or wood. The cornu was used by the ancient Roman army to communicate orders, signal alarms and spread news from place to place. The Roman legions were believed to have been the first to use the cornu and it is mentioned in the works of such authors as Cicero, Virgil and Plutarch. The cornu was a practical tool used by the Roman military forces, providing a loud and distinct signal to convey orders and spread information quickly.

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Usage over time for cornu:

This graph shows how "cornu" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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