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horn-rimmed

 (hôrn′rĭmd′)
adj.
Relating to or being thick, bold frames for eyeglasses, originally made of horn or tortoiseshell and now often of a synthetic material, such as plastic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.horn-rimmed - having the frame made of horn or tortoise shell or plastic that simulates either; "horn-rimmed glasses"
rimmed - having a rim or a rim of a specified kind; "do you wear rimmed or rimless glasses?"
Translations

horn-rimmed

[ˈhɔːnrɪmd] ADJ [spectacles] → de concha, de carey

horn-rimmed

[ˈhɔːnˈrɪmd] adj (spectacles) → con la montatura di tartaruga
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