[kawr-er, kohr-]


a person or thing that cores.
a knife or other instrument for coring apples, pears, etc.
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

First recorded in 1790–1800; core1 + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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