Definition of hornless in US English:

hornless

adjective

  • See horn

    • ‘Increases in the mean male body size in a population are therefore predicted to cause increases in the threshold body size that separates horned and hornless male morphs.’
    • ‘The modern Irish hornless breed known as the Moylie is typically ‘red-brown with white faces, and a continuous white stripe along their backs, or almost entirely white with red ears and muzzles’.’
    • ‘At Ali Kosh in the southern Zagros Mountains of Iran, an assemblage dating to about 7000 BC that includes hornless sheep is taken as clear evidence of flock manipulation.’
    • ‘He didn't ask about her poor hornless unicorn that didn't speak.’
    • ‘This particular type of animal is, indeed, extremely rare as hornless ewes comprise less than one per cent of this breed and total breed numbers are only around 5,000.’

Pronunciation

hornless

/ˈhɔrnləs//ˈhôrnləs/