[kawr-ee, kohr-ee; kawr-ey, kohr-ey] /ˈkɔr i, ˈkoʊr i; ˈkɔr eɪ, ˈkoʊr eɪ/
noun, plural korai
[kawr-ahy, kohr-ahy] /ˈkɔr aɪ, ˈkoʊr aɪ/ (Show IPA)
Greek Antiquity. a sculptured representation of a young woman, especially one produced prior to the 5th century b.c.
Also, Core, Cora. (initial capital letter) Classical Mythology. Persephone, especially as a symbol of virginity.
in Greek mythology, the daughter of Zeus and Demeter, also called Persephone in her aspect as Hades’s wife, from Greek kore “maiden” (see crescent).
partridge. (1.) A Levite and temple-warder of the Korahites, the son of Asaph. He was father of Shallum and Meshelemiah, temple-porters (1 Chr. 9:19; 26:1). (2.) A Levitical porter at the east gate of the temple (2 Chr. 31:14). (3.) In 1 Chr. 26:19 the word should be “Korahites,” as in the Revised Version.
[kuh-ree-uh, kaw-, koh-] /kəˈri ə, kɔ-, koʊ-/ noun 1. a former country in E Asia, on a peninsula SE of Manchuria and between the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea: a kingdom prior to 1910; under Japanese rule 1910–45; now divided at 38° N into and . Compare . 2. Democratic People’s Republic of, […]
[kuh-ree-uh n, kaw-, koh-] /kəˈri ən, kɔ-, koʊ-/ adjective 1. of or relating to , its inhabitants, or their language. noun 2. a native or inhabitant of or . 3. the language of or . /kəˈriːən/ adjective 1. of or relating to Korea, its people, or their language noun 2. a native or inhabitant of […]
- Korean hemorrhagic fever
Korean hemorrhagic fever Ko·re·an hemorrhagic fever (kə-rē’ən, kô-) n. See epidemic hemorrhagic fever.
noun 1. an Asiatic creeping grass, Zoysia japonica, used especially in the southeastern U.S., having purplish spikelets and rootstalks that send up numerous tough, wiry shoots.