kore

play
noun ko·re \ˈkȯ-(ˌ)rā, ˈkō-\

Definition of kore

plural

korai

play \ˈkȯ-ˌrī, -(ˌ)rā, ˈkō-\
  1. :  an ancient Greek statue of a clothed young woman standing with feet together

Origin and Etymology of kore

Greek korē girl; akin to Greek koros boy — more at crescent


First Known Use: 1920


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