Meaning of ORE in English


[ore] n, often attrib [ME or, oor, partly fr. OE ora ore; partly fr. OE ar brass; akin to OHG er bronze, L aes copper, bronze] (bef. 12c) 1: a mineral containing a valuable constituent (as metal) for which it is mined and worked

2: a source from which valuable matter is extracted

[2]ore n, pl ore [Sw ore & Dan & Norw ore] (1716): a monetary unit equal to 1/100 krona (Sweden) or 1/100 krone (Denmark)

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