[ kawr-er, kohr- ]
/ ˈkɔr ər, ˈkoʊr- /


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.

Nearby words

  1. coreoplasty,
  2. coreopsis,
  3. corepraxy,
  4. corepressor,
  5. corequisite,
  6. corespondent,
  7. corey,
  8. corey, elias james,
  9. corf,
  10. corfam

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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