Kor vs Dor - What's the difference?

kor | dor |


As nouns the difference between kor and dor

is that kor is an ancient Hebrew and Phoenician unit of measure of capacity while dor is a large European dung beetle, species: Geotrupes stercorarius, that makes a droning noise while flying.

kor

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (historical) An ancient Hebrew and Phoenician unit of measure of capacity.
  • * 2002 , Don Victor Bovey, In Touch With Eternity , page 161,
  • Solomon responded by committing 20,000 kors' of pure oil and 20,000 '''kors''' of wheat in annual payments. A '''kor''' of oil is an ancient Hebrew unit of liquid of about 58 gallons. A ' kor of wheat is equal to 6.25 bushels.

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    dor

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) dorre, dore, from (etyl) .

    Alternative forms

    * dorr

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A large European dung beetle, , that makes a droning noise while flying.
  • Any flying insect which makes a loud humming noise, such as the June bug or a bumblebee.
  • Derived terms
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    See also
    * dumbledore

    Etymology 2

    Compare , and hum, humbug.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A trick, joke, or deception.
  • (Beaumont and Fletcher)

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