cor

1 of 4

noun

variants or less commonly kor
: an ancient Hebrew and Phoenician unit of measure of capacity

cor

2 of 4

abbreviation (1)

1
corner
2
coroner
3
corpus
4
corresponding

Cor

3 of 4

abbreviation (2)

Corinthians

cor-

4 of 4

prefix

see com-

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Middle English, from Late Latin corus, from Hebrew kōr

First Known Use

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cor was in the 14th century

Dictionary Entries Near cor

Cite this Entry

“Cor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cor. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

cor

1 of 2 abbreviation
corrected

CoR

2 of 2 abbreviation
Congo red

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