cor

noun
\ ˈkȯr How to pronounce cor (audio) \
variants: or less commonly

Definition of cor

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: an ancient Hebrew and Phoenician unit of measure of capacity

Definition of cor (Entry 2 of 3)

1 corner
2 coroner
3 corpus
4 corresponding

Definition of Cor (Entry 3 of 3)

Corinthians

First Known Use of cor

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cor

Noun

Middle English, from Late Latin corus, from Hebrew kōr

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

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“Cor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cor. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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Medical Definition of cor

 (Entry 1 of 2)

corrected

Medical Definition of CoR (Entry 2 of 2)

Congo red

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