[kawr-kee] /ˈkɔr ki/
adjective, corkier, corkiest.
of the nature of ; corklike.
Also, corked. (of wine, brandy, etc.) spoiled, especially by a tainted .
early 17c., “light, buoyant” (as cork is), hence, figuratively, of persons “lively;” from cork (n.) + -y (2). Of bottled liquors or wine, “having a flavor of cork,” from 1889.
[kawr-lis] /ˈkɔr lɪs/ noun 1. George Henry, 1817–88, U.S. engineer and inventor.
[kawr-muh l, kawr-mel] /ˈkɔr məl, kɔrˈmɛl/ noun 1. a small new corm that is vegetatively propagated by a fully mature corm. /ˈkɔːməl/ noun 1. a new small corm arising from the base of a fully developed one
/ˈkɔːməˌfaɪt/ noun 1. any of the Cormophyta, a major division (now obsolete) of plants having a stem, root, and leaves: includes the mosses, ferns, and seed plants
[kawr-mer-uh nt] /ˈkɔr mər ənt/ noun 1. any of several voracious, totipalmate seabirds of the family Phalacrocoracidae, as Phalacrocorax carbo, of America, Europe, and Asia, having a long neck and a distensible pouch under the bill for holding captured fish, used in China for catching fish. 2. a greedy person. /ˈkɔːmərənt/ noun 1. any aquatic […]