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horny

 [hor´ne]
pertaining to or resembling a horn; called also corneous, keratic, and keratinous.

horn·y

(hōrn'ē),
Of the nature or structure of horn.
Synonym(s): keratinous (2)

horny

(hôr′nē)
adj. horn·ier, horn·iest
1. Having horns or hornlike projections.
2. Made of horn or a similar substance.
3. Tough and calloused: horny skin.

horn′i·ness n.

horny

[hôr′nē]
having the nature or appearance of a projection. Also called corneous, keratic.

horny

adjective (slang) Sexually aroused.

horn·y

(hōrn'ē)
Of the nature or structure of horn.
Synonym(s): corneous, keratic, keratinous (2) , keratoid (1) , keroid.
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