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Meaning of COHORT

Pronunciation:  'kowhort

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a group people having approximately the same age
  2. [n]  a band of warriors (originally a unit of a Roman Legion)
  3. [n]  a company of companions or supporters

COHORT is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: age bracket, age group
 See Also: aged, band, circle, company, lot, people, set, young, youth



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Co"hort\, n. [L. cohors, prop. an inclosure: cf. F.
cohorte. See {Court}, n.]
1. (Rom. Antiq.) A body of about five or six hundred
   soldiers; the tenth part of a legion.

2. Any band or body of warriors.

         With him the cohort bright Of watchful cherubim.

3. (Bot.) A natural group of orders of plants, less
   comprehensive than a class.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A cohort is a group of animals of the same species, identified by a common characteristic, which are studied over a period of time as part of a scientific or medical investigation.
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