coler

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

cōler

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of cōlō

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French coler, from Latin collāre.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔlɛːr/, /ˈkɔlər/

Noun[edit]

coler (plural colers)

  1. A piece of clothing or jewelry for around the neck:
    1. A neckband or collar (part of a garment around the neck)
    2. A chain made of gold links used as a necklace indicating status.
    3. Armour or protective gear for the neck area.
    4. A collar or loop around the neck of an animal (horse, dog, or cat).
    5. (rare) A shackle or restraint used around the neck for captives.
  2. A piece of fabric draped atop the upper arm and shoulder.
  3. (rare) The area around the neck; the halse.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French colere, from Latin cholera (which some forms are directly from).

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔlər(ə)/, /ˈkɔl(ə)riː(ə)/, /ˈkɔləra/

Noun[edit]

coler (uncountable)

  1. Yellow bile as one of the four cardinal humours believed to influence health and mood.
  2. (rare) An disease, affliction, or illness of the digestive system.
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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin collāre, from Latin collāris. Compare col.

Noun[edit]

coler m (oblique plural colers, nominative singular colers, nominative plural coler)

  1. collar (item worn round the neck)

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