Last modified on 27 July 2013, at 20:34
Ionic Ancient Greek κοῦρος (kouros), variant of Ancient Greek κόρος (koros, “boy”).
kouros (plural kouroi)
- A sculpture of a naked youth in Ancient Greece, the male equivalent of a kore.
- 1974, Guy Davenport, Tatlin!:
- A redstone kouros from Sounion, this strapping young Amsterdammer, translated into the slenderer grace of the modern graminivore.