kouros

[ koo r-os ]
/ ˈkʊər ɒs /

noun, plural kou·roi [koo r-oi] /ˈkʊər ɔɪ/. Greek Antiquity.

a sculptured representation of a young man, especially one produced prior to the 5th century b.c.

Nearby words

  1. koumis,
  2. koumiss,
  3. kouprey,
  4. koura,
  5. kourbash,
  6. kourou,
  7. koussevitzky,
  8. koussevitzky, serge,
  9. kovalevsky,
  10. kovalevsky, sonya

Origin of kouros

1915–20; < Greek koûros, dialectal variant of kóros boy; cf. kore

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