Vore vs Kore - What's the difference?

vore | kore |


As nouns the difference between vore and kore

is that vore is a shorter form of lang=en while kore is an Ancient Greek statue of a woman, portrayed standing, usually clothed, painted in bright colours and having an elaborate hairstyle.

As a proper noun Kore is

the birth name of Persephone/Proserpina, the queen of the Underworld/Hades, and goddess of the seasons and of vegetation. She is the daughter of Zeus and Demeter; and the wife of Hades.

vore

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Noun

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  • * 2005 , "Lord Flame Stryke", Re: Curious'' (on newsgroup ''alt.fan.dragons )
  • * 2009 , Zack Parsons, Your Next-Door Neighbor Is A Dragon (page 211)
  • Usage notes

    * Vorarephilia material can be subcategorized into "soft vore" (where the victim is swallowed whole and survives) and "hard vore" (involving killing and digestion).

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    kore

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (arts, sculpture) An Ancient Greek statue of a woman, portrayed standing, usually clothed, painted in bright colours and having an elaborate hairstyle.
  • * 1966 , Spyros Meletz?s, Helen? A. Papadak?, Akropolis and Museum , page 42,
  • Mus. No 685: Archaic kore' of island marble (500-490 B. C.) 4 ft high. Attic work. This '''kore''' is not wearing the Ionian smile, but a look of solemn gravity. She does not gather up her robes with the left hand like the other ' kores ,.
  • * 1995 , Irene Bald Romano, University of Pennsylvania Museum, The Terracotta Figurines and Related Vessels , page 14,
  • Ducat believes that all the kore plastic vessels wearing transverse himatia ending in stepped folds over the abdomen originate in Rhodes (1966: 72).
  • * 2002 , Matthew Dillon, Girls and Women in Classical Greek Religion , page 9,
  • Inscribed dedications often took the form of korai' (singular: ' kore ): statues, usually life-size or larger of female figures, generally goddesses.

    Coordinate terms

    * kouros (statue of a male)

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