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col-

(word root) with, together, in association
Examples of words with the root col-: collaboration
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col- 1

pref.
Variant of com-.

col- 2

pref.
Variant of colo-.
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col-

prefix
a variant of com-: collateral.

col-

prefix
a variant of colo-: colectomy.
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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.
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References in classic literature ?
She was the daughter of Isaac and Betsey Bailey, both col- ored, and quite dark.
Raking the samples of col- lar fasteners off the counter into a black leather bag, he ran.
The flame had leaped high, driven everybody back, lighted up everything--and col- lapsed.