Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An inferior light-colored-kind of trepang.
- n. A Japanese incense-burner or censer, usually of bronze, iron, or pottery.
- Malaysian, Indonesian for "turtle." (Wiktionary)
“This was an epidemic of the culture-bound illness known as koro.”
“As was the case the case with witchcraft during the Salem witch trials, in Singapore the notion of koro was deeply rooted in cultural beliefs.”
“The government, media and the local medical association cooperated in spreading the word that koro was not real, no one was dying from penis shrinkage, and there was nothing to be afraid of.”
“Chinese for forty dollars the picol; the white, or gray, called koro, is worth no more than twenty.”
“In some Southeast Asian cultures, men have been known to experience what is called amok, an episode of murderous rage followed by amnesia; men in the region also suffer from koro, which is characterized by the debilitating certainty that their genitals are retracting into their bodies.”
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“One of the most popular is the classic pig koro which is shaped like a pig and provides openings at the front and back for smoke ventilation.”
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“While absurd and with no basis whatsoever in human physiology, the epidemic of koro provided a culturally acceptable means to relieve powerful and frightening emotions.”
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