AskDefine | Define col

Dictionary Definition

col n : a pass between mountain peaks [syn: gap]

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English

Etymology

From col, from collum.

Pronunciation

  • /kɒl/

Noun

  1. A dip between mountain peaks in a summit-line.

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French

Etymology

From collum.

Pronunciation

  • /kɔl/

Noun

fr-noun m
  1. collar
  2. col (mountain pass)
  3. neck (now especially of objects, vases etc.)

Related terms

Irish

Pronunciation

  • lang=ga|[kɔl̪ˠ]

Declension

Italian

Contraction

  1. ; with the

Old English

Etymology 1

Cognate with Old High German kuoli.

Pronunciation

  • /koːl/

Adjective

  1. cool

Etymology 2

Cognate with Old High German kolo, Old Norse kol.

Pronunciation

/kol/

Noun

  1. coal

Spanish

Etymology

From caulis.

Pronunciation

  • /kol/

Noun

  1. cabbage

See also

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