Definition of pore noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//pɔː(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//pɔːr//
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one of the very small holes in your skin that sweat can pass through; one of the similar small holes in the surface of a plant or a rock see also porous See related entries: Skin Word Originnoun late Middle English: from Old French, via Latin from Greek poros ‘passage, pore’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pore

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