korai

kore

[kawr-ee, kohr-ee; kawr-ey, kohr-ey]
noun, plural korai [kawr-ahy, kohr-ahy] .
1.
Greek Antiquity. a sculptured representation of a young woman, especially one produced prior to the 5th century b.c.
2.
Also, Core, Cora. (initial capital letter) Classical Mythology. Persephone, especially as a symbol of virginity.

Origin:
1915–20; < Greek kórē girl

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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.

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