col-

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English[edit]

Prefix[edit]

col-

  1. The form of con- used before l.
  2. A variant of colo- sometimes used before a vowel.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From preposition cum (with)

Prefix[edit]

col-

  1. with; together

Usage notes[edit]

con- is a prefix added to many words to give a sense of with or together. Before l, it assimilates to l. Other forms are co-, com- (used before b, p, m, and n), and cor- (used before r).