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[Hebrew kôr, from Akkadian kurru, from Sumerian gur, a unit of measurement.]
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an ancient unit of capacity equal to about 230 litres
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n., v. -ered, -er•ing. n.
1. home run.
3. to hit a home run.
an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to ten baths in liquid measure or ten ephahs in dry measure. Also called kor.
[1525–35; < Hebrew ḥōmer literally, heap]
1. 9th-century B.C. Greek epic poet: reputed author of the Iliad and Odyssey.
2. Winslow, 1836–1910, U.S. artist.
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|Noun||1.||kor - an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs|
capacity measure, capacity unit, cubage unit, cubature unit, cubic content unit, cubic measure, displacement unit, volume unit - a unit of measurement of volume or capacity
bath - an ancient Hebrew liquid measure equal to about 10 gallons
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