corrie

[kawr-ee, kor-ee]

Origin of corrie

First recorded in 1785–95, corrie is from the Scots Gaelic word coire cauldron, whirlpool, hollow
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corrie

noun
  1. geology another name for cirque (def. 1)

Word Origin for corrie

C18: from Gaelic coire cauldron, kettle
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