- plural of os2.
- a money of account of Anglo-Saxon England, introduced by the Danes and equal to about two shillings.
Origin of ora2
before 950; < Old English ōra < Old Norse plural aurar monetary unit < Latin aureus aureus
- Anatomy, Zoology. a bone.
Origin of os1
Borrowed into English from Latin around 1540–50
- Anatomy, Zoology. a mouth or orifice of the body.
Origin of os2
First recorded in 1730–40, os is from the Latin word ōs mouth
- Geology. an esker, especially when of great length.
Origin of os3
< Swedish ås (plural åsar) ridge
ora pro nobis
[awr-ah proh noh-bis, ohr-ah]
- pray for us.
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Examples from the Web for ora
King, whose programs also run on Ora TV and Hulu, has yet to arrive at such a conclusion.
“If he talked to the people at Ora TV and they could work it out, I would do it,” he said.After CNN Cancels Morgan, Larry King Says: I Could Come Back
February 24, 2014
Ora told Marie Claire UK that she has "always loved Rimmel growing up" and the opportunity was "like a dream come true."
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July 31, 2013
But, though he did not consciously will it, his thoughts were of Ora.
Only Ora mattered now, and he had not the power to save her!
Ora and Detis were very quiet and preoccupied when they entered the Nomad.
Suddenly he grasped Ora's jacket, tore it open at the throat.
If she were in Rome she would be in church singing the Ora pro nobis.The Woman Thou Gavest Me
- the plural of os 2
ora pro nobis
- a Latin invocation meaning pray for us
- Old School
- Old Style (method of reckoning dates)
- Ordinary Seaman
- (in Britain) Ordnance Survey
- Old Saxon (language)
- anatomy the technical name for bone
C16: from Latin: bone; compare Greek osteon
- anatomy zoology a mouth or mouthlike part or opening
C18: from Latin
- another name for esker
C19 osar (pl), from Swedish ås (sing) ridge
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- An edge or margin.
- The symbol for the elementosmium
- oculus sinister (left eye)
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- The symbol for osmium.
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