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Webster 1913 Edition


Dor

Dor

,
Noun.
[Cf. AS.
dora
drone, locust, D.
tor
beetle, L.
taurus
a kind of beetle. Cf.
Dormouse
.]
(Zool.)
A large European scaraboid beetle (
Geotrupes stercorarius
), which makes a droning noise while flying. The name is also applied to allied American species, as the
June bug
. Called also
dorr
,
dorbeetle
, or
dorrbeetle
,
dorbug
,
dorrfly
, and
buzzard clock
.

Dor

,
Noun.
[Cf.
Dor
a beetle, and
Hum
,
Humbug
.]
A trick, joke, or deception.
Beau. & Fl.
To give one the dor
,
to make a fool of him.
[Archaic]
P. Fletcher.

Dor

,
Verb.
T.
To make a fool of; to deceive.
[Obs.]
[Written also
dorr
.]
B. Jonson.

Webster 1828 Edition


Dor

DOR

, DORR,
Noun.
The name of the black-beetle, or the hedgechafer, a species of Scarabaeus. We usually say, the dor-beetle.

Definition 2022


dor

dor

See also: dór, dôr, -dor, d'or, dor., D. Or., Dor., and Appendix:Variations of "dor"

English

Alternative forms

Noun

dor (plural dors)

  1. A large European dung beetle, Geotrupes stercorarius, that makes a droning noise while flying.
  2. Any flying insect which makes a loud humming noise, such as the June bug or a bumblebee.
Derived terms
See also

Etymology 2

Compare dor (a beetle), and hum, humbug.

Noun

dor (plural dors)

  1. (obsolete) A trick, joke, or deception.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Beaumont and Fletcher to this entry?)

Anagrams


Afrikaans

Adjective

dor (attributive dorre, comparative dorder, superlative dorste)

  1. dry, wilted (having a relatively low or no liquid content)

Aromanian

Alternative forms

Etymology 1

From Latin doleō. Compare Romanian durea.

Verb

dor (past participle durutã)

  1. I hurt, ache.
Related terms

Etymology 2

From Latin dolus. Compare Romanian dor.

Noun

dor

  1. longing, desire, want
  2. love
  3. passion
  4. pain, suffering
See also

Breton

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *dworā (compare Welsh dôr), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwor.

Noun

dor f (plural dorioù)

  1. door

Mutation


Cornish

Noun

dor m (plural dorow)

  1. ground, earth

Derived terms


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɔr

Etymology

From Old Dutch *thurri, from Proto-Germanic *þursuz.

Adjective

dor (comparative dorder, superlative dorst)

  1. dry, wilted (having a relatively low or no liquid content)

Inflection

Inflection of dor
uninflected dor
inflected dorre
comparative dorder
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial dor dorder het dorst
het dorste
indefinite m./f. sing. dorre dordere dorste
n. sing. dor dorder dorste
plural dorre dordere dorste
definite dorre dordere dorste
partitive dors dorders

Galician

Etymology

From Latin dolor.

Noun

dor f (plural dores)

  1. pain

Latin

Verb

dor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of

Lojban

Rafsi

dor

  1. rafsi of donri.

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *durą. Cognate with Old Saxon dor, Old High German tor (German Tor (gate)), Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌿𐍂 (daur). The Germanic word also existed with the stem *durz (see Old English duru, German Tür). Indo-European cognates include Greek θυρα (thyra), Latin foris, Lithuanian dùrys, Old Church Slavonic двьрь (dvĭrĭ) (Russian дверь (dverʹ)).

Noun

dor n

  1. a large door, a gate

Old Saxon

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *durą. Cognate with Old English dor, Old High German tor (German Tor (gate)), Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌿𐍂 (daur). The Germanic word also existed with the stem *durz (see Old Saxon duru, German Tür).

Noun

dor n

  1. a gate, a large door

Declension


Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese door (pain), from Latin dolor, from Old Latin *dolōs, from Proto-Indo-European *delh₁- (to hew, split).

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈdoɾ/
  • Rhymes: -oɾ

Noun

dor f (plural dores)

  1. pain

Related terms

Descendants

  • Kabuverdianu: dór

Rohingya

Etymology

From Bengali [Term?].

Noun

dor

  1. price

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin dolus.[1]

Noun

dor n (plural doruri)

  1. longing

Declension

Derived terms

References

  1. dor in DEX online - Dicționare ale limbii române (Dictionaries of the Romanian language), 2004-2016

Tolai

Pronoun

dor

  1. First-person inclusive dual pronoun: you (singular) and I, you (singular) and me

Declension



Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɔr/

Verb

dor

  1. Soft mutation of tor.