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lon·gi·corn

 (lŏn′jĭ-kôrn′)
adj.
1. Having long antennae.
2. Of or relating to the longhorn beetles.

[From New Latin Longicornia, former group name : Latin longus, long; see longitude + Latin cornū, horn; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

longicorn

(ˈlɒndʒɪˌkɔːn)
n
(Animals) Also called: longicorn beetle or long-horned beetle any beetle of the family Cerambycidae, having a long narrow body, long legs, and long antennae
adj
(Zoology) zoology having or designating long antennae
[C19: from New Latin longicornis long-horned]

lon•gi•corn

(ˈlɒn dʒɪˌkɔrn)

adj.
1. having long antennae.
n.
[1840–50; < New Latin longicornis long-horned]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.longicorn - long-bodied beetle having very long antennaelongicorn - long-bodied beetle having very long antennae
beetle - insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings
Cerambycidae, family Cerambycidae - long-horned beetles
sawyer beetle, sawyer - any of several beetles whose larvae bore holes in dead or dying trees especially conifers
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On the longicorn Coleoptera of Chontales, Nicaragua.