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col- 1

pref.
Variant of com-.

col- 2

pref.
Variant of colo-.

col-

prefix
a variant of com-: collateral.

col-

prefix
a variant of colo-: colectomy.

col

(kɒl)

n.
1. a pass or depression in a mountain range or ridge.
2. the region of relatively low pressure between two anticyclones.
[1850–55; < French < Latin collum neck]

col-1

,
var. of com- before l: collateral.

col-2

,
var. of colo- before a vowel: colectomy.

Col.

1. Colombia.
2. Colonel.
3. Colorado.
4. Colossians.

col.

1. collected.
2. collector.
3. college.
4. collegiate.
5. colonial.
6. colony.
7. color.
8. colored.
9. column.
References in classic literature ?
Raking the samples of col- lar fasteners off the counter into a black leather bag, he ran.
She was the daughter of Isaac and Betsey Bailey, both col- ored, and quite dark.
He appeared, with the col- our and uncouth stiffness of the extraordinary ma- terial in which he chose to clothe himself--"for the time being," would be his mumbled remark to any observation on the subject--like a man roughened out of granite, standing in a wilderness not big enough for a decent billiard-room.