dolor

[doh-ler]
Also especially British, do·lour.

Origin of dolor

1275–1325; Middle English dolour (< Anglo-French) < Latin dolor, equivalent to dol(ēre) to feel pain + -or -or1
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British Dictionary definitions for dolour

dolour

US dolor

noun
  1. poetic grief or sorrow

Word Origin for dolour

C14: from Latin, from dolēre to grieve
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dolour in Medicine

dolor

[dōlər]
n.
  1. Pain.
  2. Sorrow; grief.
Related formsdo′lo•rific adj.
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