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n. also bi·corne
A hat with the brim turned up on two sides.

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


or bi•corn

(ˈbaɪ kɔrn)

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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This hat was further simplified into the bicorne: Napoleon's hat.