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kouros

[koo r-os] /ˈkʊər ɒs/
noun, plural kouroi
[koo r-oi] /ˈkʊər ɔɪ/ (Show IPA).
Greek Antiquity
1.
a sculptured representation of a young man, especially one produced prior to the 5th century b.c.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; < Greek koûros, dialectal variant of kóros boy; cf. kore
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