dehorn definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to eliminate the horns from.
    • to stop growth in the horns of (cattle, as an example), as by cauterization.
    • To deprive of horns; to stop the rise of the horns of (cattle) by burning up their finishes right after they begin. See dishorn.
  • verb:
    • To remove the horns from.
    • use the horns off (an animal)
    • avoid the growth of horns of specific creatures
  • others:
    • To remove the horns from (domestic cattle).
    • To saw off the stops of logs bearing the dog owner's level and to put-on a unique mark.

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