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Meanings of Horehounds:

noun

A strong-smelling hairy plant of the mint family, with a tradition of use in medicine.

Usage examples:

The herb garden shows off plants used in cooking, including several varieties of oregano, sage, and…

Horizon

həˈraɪ.zən

Meanings of Horizon:

noun

The line at which the earth's surface and the sky appear to meet.

Usage examples:

The sun rose above the horizon

Horizons

həˈraɪ.zən

Meanings of Horizons:

noun

The line at which the earth's surface and the sky appear to meet.

Usage examples:

The sun rose above the horizon

Horizontal

ˌhɒr.ɪˈzɒn.təl

Meanings of Horizontal:

adjective

Parallel to the plane of the horizon; at right angles to the vertical.

Usage examples:

A horizontal line
noun

A horizontal line, plane, etc.

Usage examples:

Nushu characters are structured by four kinds of strokes, including dots, horizontals, verticals an…

Meanings of Horizontally:

adverb

In a horizontal position or direction.

Usage examples:

Labels are placed horizontally on the cases

Hormonal

hɔːˈməʊ.nəl

Meanings of Hormonal:

adjective

Relating to or containing a hormone or hormones.

Usage examples:

A hormonal imbalance

Hormone

ˈhɔː.məʊn

Meanings of Hormone:

noun

A regulatory substance produced in an organism and transported in tissue fluids such as blood or sap to stimulate specific cells or tissues into action.

Usage examples:

These gonadotropins in turn stimulate synthesis of steroid hormones in target tissues.

Hormones

ˈhɔː.məʊn

Meanings of Hormones:

noun

A regulatory substance produced in an organism and transported in tissue fluids such as blood or sap to stimulate specific cells or tissues into action.

Usage examples:

These gonadotropins in turn stimulate synthesis of steroid hormones in target tissues.

Horn

hɔːn

Meanings of Horn:

noun

A hard permanent outgrowth, often curved and pointed, found in pairs on the heads of cattle, sheep, goats, giraffes, etc. and consisting of a core of bone encased in keratinized skin.

Usage examples:

At the end of these two cows' horns are attached, and to the horns two large goat skin bellows, one…
verb

(of an animal) butt or gore (someone or something) with the horns.

Meanings of Horn-in:

phrasal verb

To interrupt or try to become involved in something when you are not welcome

Usage examples:

Julie is always trying to horn in on our conversations.

Hornbeam

ˈhɔːn.biːm

Meanings of Hornbeam:

noun

A deciduous tree of north temperate regions, with oval serrated leaves, inconspicuous drooping flowers, and tough winged nuts. it yields hard pale timber.

Usage examples:

The forest has little undergrowth and is mainly composed of beech and pine, interspersed with a few…

Hornbeams

ˈhɔːn.biːm

Meanings of Hornbeams:

noun

A deciduous tree of north temperate regions, with oval serrated leaves, inconspicuous drooping flowers, and tough winged nuts. it yields hard pale timber.

Usage examples:

The forest has little undergrowth and is mainly composed of beech and pine, interspersed with a few…

Hornbill

ˈhɔːn.bɪl

Meanings of Hornbill:

noun

A medium to large tropical old world bird, having a very large curved bill that typically has a large horny or bony casque. the male often seals up the female inside the nest hole.

Usage examples:

Similar in appearance to ornamental features seen in birds like cassowaries and hornbills, the cres…

Hornbills

ˈhɔːnbɪl

Meanings of Hornbills:

noun

A medium to large tropical old world bird, having a very large curved bill that typically has a large horny or bony casque. the male often seals up the female inside the nest hole.

Usage examples:

Similar in appearance to ornamental features seen in birds like cassowaries and hornbills, the cres…

Hornblende

ˈhɔːnblɛnd

Meanings of Hornblende:

noun

A dark brown, black, or green mineral consisting of a silicate of calcium, magnesium, and iron, occurring in many igneous and metamorphic rocks.

Usage examples:

The main constituent phases of these rocks are plagioclase, hornblende, pyroxene, quartz and k-feld…

Hornbook

ˈhɔːnbʊk

Meanings of Hornbook:

noun

A teaching aid consisting of a leaf of paper showing the alphabet, and often the ten digits and the lord's prayer, mounted on a wooden tablet and protected by a thin plate of horn.

Usage examples:

One is an eighteenth-century hornbook (not illustrated), a common device for teaching the alphabet …

Meanings of Hornbooks:

noun

A teaching aid consisting of a leaf of paper showing the alphabet, and often the ten digits and the lord's prayer, mounted on a wooden tablet and protected by a thin plate of horn.

Usage examples:

One is an eighteenth-century hornbook (not illustrated), a common device for teaching the alphabet …

Meanings of Horned:

adjective

Having a horn or horns.

Usage examples:

Horned cattle
verb

(of an animal) butt or gore (someone or something) with the horns.

Hornero

hɔːˈnɛːrəʊ

Meanings of Hornero:

noun

A tropical american bird of the ovenbird family, often building its domed mud nest on the top of a fence post.

Usage examples:

The chalk-browed mockingbird, rufous-bellied thrush and brown-and-yellow marshbird reject pure whit…

Meanings of Hornet:

noun

A large wasp that is typically red and yellow or red and black and usually nests in hollow trees.

Usage examples:

Bites from bees, wasps, hornets, yellow jackets and fire ants are typically the most troublesome.

Hornets

ˈhɔː.nɪt

Meanings of Hornets:

noun

A large wasp that is typically red and yellow or red and black and usually nests in hollow trees.

Usage examples:

Bites from bees, wasps, hornets, yellow jackets and fire ants are typically the most troublesome.

Meanings of Hornfels:

noun

A dark, fine-grained metamorphic rock consisting largely of quartz, mica, and particular feldspars.

Usage examples:

The slate, where thermally metamorphosed, has been turned into siliceous hornfels and mica schist.

Hornier

ˈhɔː.ni

Meanings of Hornier:

adjective

Of or resembling horn.

Usage examples:

A horny beak

Meanings of Horniest:

adjective

Of or resembling horn.

Usage examples:

A horny beak

Meanings of Horniness:

noun

Sexual excitement or sexual attraction

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