bicorne

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bi·corn

 (bī′kôrn′)
n. also bi·corne
A hat with the brim turned up on two sides.
adj.
Bicornuate.

[Latin bicornis, two-horned : bi-, bi- + cornū, horn; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

bi•corne

or bi•corn

(ˈbaɪ kɔrn)

n.
1. a two-cornered cocked hat.
2. a two-horned animal.
[< French, Middle French < Latin bicornis; see bi- 1, -corn]
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Noun1.bicorne - a cocked hat with the brim turned up to form two pointsbicorne - a cocked hat with the brim turned up to form two points
cocked hat - hat with opposing brims turned up and caught together to form points
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The prize for the most iconic, and perhaps also most unexpected object goes to Napoleon's felt and silk bicorne hat worn at the Battle of Eylau in 1807 (on loan from the Musee de l'Armee, Paris).
KAUNAS - A stubby Napoleon Bonaparte waves his characteristic bicorne hat in an impassioned signal to hundreds of troops, launching a re-run of France's failed invasion of Russia two centuries ago, reports AFP.