WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
co•thur•nus (kō thûr′nəs),USA pronunciation n., pl. -ni (kō thûr′nəs),USA pronunciation
- Show Businessa grave and elevated style of acting; tragic acting;
- Show Businessbuskin (def. 2).
- Greek kóthornos buskin, type of boot worn by tragic actors in heroic roles
'cothurnus' also found in these entries (note: many are not synonyms or translations):