[ 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.
- koussevitzky, serge,
- kovalevsky, sonya
Origin of kouros
1915–20; < Greek koûros, dialectal variant of kóros boy; cf. kore
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