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ram's horn

(rămz)
n. Judaism
A shofar.
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Noun1.ram's horn - annual of southern United States to Mexico having large whitish or yellowish flowers mottled with purple and a long curving beak
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Proboscidea, Proboscidea - in some classifications included in the genus Martynia and hence the two taxonomic names for some of the unicorn plants
References in classic literature ?
To make the jacket sit yet more close to the body, it was gathered at the middle by a broad leathern belt, secured by a brass buckle; to one side of which was attached a sort of scrip, and to the other a ram's horn, accoutred with a mouthpiece, for the purpose of blowing.
The sword (above) includes ram's horns and a fish skin covered grip and the blade is engraved lengthways with the words 'Yis Suerd was brukyt be Ht Cameron at ye Batttailly off Stirling Bryg MCCXCVII and Bannockburn MCCCXIIIII & Feili Melle'.
Caption: Packing my ram's horns made the trek back to camp considerably more bearable.
While these mulls came in a variety of shapes, the most common were ram's horns mounted in silver or pewter.
The ever present tension between the classical and contemporary in Amin's art subverts the classical icon of the ram's horns laden with mythological connotations into a convex canvas for his signature geometric Kufic, which is punctuated at regular intervals with tunnel-like holes to allow the passage of light.
Aucamp pointed out the "posts; an inch-tall portion of almost-smooth growth that made up the base of my ram's horns. Only very old rams get this; he said.