cor

1
[ kor ]
/ kɒr /

interjection British Dialect.


Nearby words

  1. coquille,
  2. coquilles st. jacques,
  3. coquimbite,
  4. coquina,
  5. coquito,
  6. cor adiposum,
  7. cor anglais,
  8. cor biloculare,
  9. cor blimey,
  10. cor bovinum

Origin of cor

1
First recorded in 1930–35

cor

2
[ kawr ]
/ kɔr /

noun Chiefly British.

the tenor oboe.
the English horn.

Origin of cor

2
1865–70; probably < French cor (anglais) (English) horn

cor

3
[ kawr, kohr ]
/ kɔr, koʊr /

noun, plural cor·di·a [kawr-dee-uh, kohr-] /ˈkɔr di ə, ˈkoʊr-/.

(in prescriptions) the heart.

Origin of cor

3
From Latin

cor-

variant of com- before r: correlate.

cor.

Cor.

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British Dictionary definitions for cor

cor

/ (kɔː) /

interjection

British slang an exclamation of surprise, amazement, or admiration

Word Origin for cor

C20: corruption of God

Cor.

/ Bible /

abbreviation for

Corinthians
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Medicine definitions for cor

cor

[ kôr ]

n. pl. cor•da (kôr)

Heart.

cor-

pref.

Variant ofcore-

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