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corer

[kawr-er, kohr-] /ˈkɔr ər, ˈkoʊr-/
noun
1.
a person or thing that cores.
2.
a knife or other instrument for coring apples, pears, etc.
3.
a device having a hollow cylindrical drill or tube, used for taking samples of earth, rock, etc., from below the surface of the ground or ocean bottom.
Origin of corer
1790-1800
First recorded in 1790-1800; core1 + -er1
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