Definition of Dehorn

1. Verb. Prevent the growth of horns of certain animals.

Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw



2. Verb. Take the horns off (an animal).
Generic synonyms: Take Off
Specialized synonyms: Disbud

Definition of Dehorn

1. v. t. To deprive of horns; to prevent the growth of the horns of (cattle) by burning their ends soon after they start. See Dishorn.

Definition of Dehorn

1. Verb. (transitive) To remove the horns from. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dehorn

1. to deprive of horns [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dehorn

dehisced
dehiscence
dehiscences
dehiscent
dehisces
dehiscing
dehistoricization
dehistoricize
dehistoricized
dehistoricizes
dehistoricizing
dehonestation
dehook
dehooked
dehooking
dehorn (current term)
dehorned
dehorner
dehorners
dehorning
dehorns
dehors
dehort
dehortatio
dehortation
dehortative
dehortatory
dehorted
dehorter
dehorters

Literary usage of Dehorn

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1. Successful Farming; a Ready Reference on All Phases of Agriculture for by Frank Duane Gardner (1916)
"Where two bulls are needed in a herd, it is a good practice to dehorn them and then turn them together, or even train them to drive. ..."

2. Special Report on Diseases of Cattle and on Cattle Feeding by United States Bureau of Animal Industry, D. E. Salmon (1892)
"There are several chemical dehorn- ers advertised in the open market, most or all of them effective, but the cheapest and simplest consists of a stick of ..."

3. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1892)
"dehorn at any time of year except fly-time. Now, I have given above Mr. Hi ff's method of taking off horns, but if any of you brother farmers have ..."

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