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Cor·nish

 (kôr′nĭsh)
adj.
Of or relating to Cornwall, its people, or the Cornish language.
n.
1. The Brittonic language of Cornwall, which has been extinct since the late 1700s.
2. Any of an English breed of domestic chickens often crossbred to produce roasters.

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Cornish

(ˈkɔːnɪʃ)
adj
1. (Placename) of, relating to, or characteristic of Cornwall, its inhabitants, their former language, or their present-day dialect of English
2. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of Cornwall, its inhabitants, their former language, or their present-day dialect of English
n
3. (Languages) a former language of Cornwall, belonging to the S Celtic branch of the Indo-European family and closely related to Breton: extinct by 1800
4. (Peoples) the Cornish (functioning as plural) the natives or inhabitants of Cornwall
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Cor•nish

(ˈkɔr nɪʃ)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Cornwall, England, its inhabitants, or the language Cornish.
n.
2. the Celtic language of Cornwall, extinct since c1800.
3. one of an English breed of small flavorsome chickens raised chiefly for crossbreeding. Compare Rock Cornish.
[1350–1400; late Middle English, appar. syncopated variant of Middle English Cornwelisse. See Cornwall, -ish1]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cornish - a Celtic language spoken in Cornwall
Brittanic, Brythonic - a southern group of Celtic languages
2.Cornish - English breed of compact domestic fowl; raised primarily to crossbreed to produce roasters
domestic fowl, fowl, poultry - a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl
Adj.1.Cornish - of or related to Cornwall or its people or the Cornish language
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Translations
korni
コーンウォール語
Cornisch
Cornish

Cornish

[ˈkɔːnɪʃ]
A. ADJde Cornualles
B. N (Ling) → córnico m
C. CPD Cornish pasty Nempanada f de Cornualles (con cebolla, patata y carne)
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Cornish

[ˈkɔːrnɪʃ]
adjde Cornouailles, cornouaillais(e)
n (= language) → cornouaillais mCornish pasty [ˌkɔːnɪʃˈpæstɪ] n (British) chausson à la viande et aux légumes
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Cornish

adjkornisch, aus Cornwall
n (Ling) → Kornisch nt
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Cornish

[ˈkɔːnɪʃ] adjdella Cornovaglia
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References in periodicals archive ?
I publicly apologise to all Cornish pasty fanciers, Cornishmen, Cornishwomen and Cornish pets.
Sir, - May I through your letters column address any exiled Cornishmen and Cornishwomen who are readers of The Birmingham Post and may be interested to know that the Cornish Constitutional Convention has been up and running in Cornwall for the last year or so.