Definition of Ram's horn
1. Noun. Annual of southern United States to Mexico having large whitish or yellowish flowers mottled with purple and a long curving beak.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Proboscidea, Proboscidea
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Literary usage of Ram's horn
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1. Iron and Steel: An Introductory Text-book for Engineers and Metallurgists by Oswald Freeman Hudson, Guy D. Benbough (1913)
"... splitting the hammered portion longitudinally and bending back the two parts in ram-s horn fashion (Ram-s Horn Test). Metal free from red shortness ..."
2. Journal of a Deputation Sent to the East by the Committee of the Malta by Malta Protestant college (1854)
"... or the ram-s horn of Alexander, adopted by his successors, will give an illustration of the metaphor so frequently used in Scripture, of 'setting up the ..."
3. The Deluge: An Historical Novel of Poland, Sweden, and Russia. A Sequel to by Henryk Sienkiewicz (1891)
"I would twist Methuselah into a ram,s horn. The king had no nearer confidant than me; I could choose among starosta- ships as among nuts, and give them away ..."