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cor

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[ kor ]
/ kɒr /
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interjection British Dialect.
gor.
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Origin of cor

1
First recorded in 1930–35; euphemistic alteration of God!

Other definitions for cor (2 of 6)

cor2
[ kawr ]
/ kɔr /

noun Chiefly British.
the tenor oboe.
the English horn.

Origin of cor

2
First recorded in 1865–70; from French cor (anglais) (English ) horn

Other definitions for cor (3 of 6)

cor3
[ 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

Other definitions for cor (4 of 6)

cor-

variant of com- before r: correlate.

Other definitions for cor (5 of 6)

cor.

abbreviation

Other definitions for cor (6 of 6)

Cor.

abbreviation
Bible. Corinthians.
Coroner.
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British Dictionary definitions for cor (1 of 2)

cor
/ (kɔː) /

interjection
British slang an exclamation of surprise, amazement, or admiration

Word Origin for cor

C20: corruption of God

British Dictionary definitions for cor (2 of 2)

Cor.
/ Bible /

abbreviation for
Corinthians
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