amor

noun

ˈä-ˌmȯr
plural -s
1
: cupid , cherub sense 3
2
Amor [from Amor, an asteroid of this class] : any of a class of asteroids especially having orbits that extend from just beyond the orbit of Earth to beyond the orbit of Mars compare apollo , aten

Word History

Etymology

Latin, from amare to love

First Known Use

1618, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of amor was in 1618

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“Amor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amor. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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