Cornish

adjective relating to Cornwall, or its people or language.
noun the ancient Celtic language of Cornwall, belonging to the Brythonic branch of the Celtic language group.
Derivatives
Cornishman noun (plural Cornishmen).
Cornishwoman noun (plural Cornishwomen).

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