calor

Word Origin & History

Calor
proprietary name for a type of liquid gas sold in Britain, 1936, from L. calor, lit. "heat" (see calorie).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

calor cal·or (kāl'ôr, -ər, kā'lôr)
n.
The bodily heat indicating an inflammation.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;