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[kawr-ee-on, kohr-] /ˈkɔr iˌɒn, ˈkoʊr-/ noun 1. Embryology. the outermost of the extraembryonic membranes of land vertebrates, contributing to the formation of the placenta in the placental mammals. 2. Zoology. the membrane around the eggs of certain insects, secreted by cells of the ovary. /ˈkɔːrɪən/ noun 1. the outer of two membranes that form a […]
[kawr-ee-amb, -am, kohr-] /ˈkɔr iˌæmb, -ˌæm, ˈkoʊr-/ noun, Prosody. 1. a foot of four syllables, two short between two long or two unstressed between two stressed. /ˈkɒrɪˌæmb/ noun (pl) -ambs, -ambi (-ˈæmbaɪ) 1. (prosody) a metrical foot used in classical verse consisting of four syllables, two short ones between two long ones (– ◡ ◡ […]
[kawr-ee-am-buh s, kohr-] /ˌkɔr iˈæm bəs, ˌkoʊr-/ noun, plural choriambi [kawr-ee-am-bahy, kohr-] /ˌkɔr iˈæm baɪ, ˌkoʊr-/ (Show IPA), choriambuses. 1. .
[kawr-ik, kohr-] /ˈkɔr ɪk, ˈkoʊr-/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or written for a . /ˈkɒrɪk/ adjective 1. of, like, for, or in the manner of a chorus, esp of singing, dancing, or the speaking of verse adj. 1749, from Latin choricus, from Greek khorikos, from khoros (see chorus).