from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sculpture representing a standing young woman clothed in long robes, especially one produced in Greece before the fifth century B.C.
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- n. An Ancient Greek statue of a woman, portrayed standing, usually clothed, painted in bright colours and having an elaborate hairstyle.
Greek korē, young girl, kore.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek κόρη ("girl, maiden"). (Wiktionary)