ora

1
[ awr-uh, ohr-uh ]
/ ˈɔr ə, ˈoʊr ə /
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noun

plural of os2.

Definition for ora (2 of 6)

ora

2
[ awr-uh, ohr-uh ]
/ ˈɔr ə, ˈoʊr ə /

noun, plural o·ras, o·rae [awr-ee, ohr-ee] /ˈɔr i, ˈoʊr i/.

a money of account of Anglo-Saxon England, introduced by the Danes and equal to about two shillings.

Origin of ora

2
before 950; < Old English ōra < Old Norse plural aurar monetary unit < Latin aureus aureus

Definition for ora (3 of 6)

os

1
[ os ]
/ ɒs /

noun, plural os·sa [os-uh] /ˈɒs ə/.

Anatomy, Zoology. a bone.

Origin of os

1
Borrowed into English from Latin around 1540–50

Definition for ora (4 of 6)

os

2
[ os ]
/ ɒs /

noun, plural o·ra [awr-uh, ohr-uh] /ˈɔr ə, ˈoʊr ə/.

Anatomy, Zoology. a mouth or orifice of the body.

Origin of os

2
First recorded in 1730–40, os is from the Latin word ōs mouth

Definition for ora (5 of 6)

os

3
[ ohs ]
/ oʊs /

noun, plural o·sar [oh-sahr] /ˈoʊ sɑr/.

Geology. an esker, especially when of great length.

Origin of os

3
< Swedish ås (plural åsar) ridge

Definition for ora (6 of 6)

ora pro nobis

[ awr-ah proh noh-bis, ohr-ah ]
/ ˈɔr ɑ proʊ ˈnoʊ bɪs, ˈoʊr ɑ /

Latin.

pray for us.
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British Dictionary definitions for ora (1 of 7)

ora

/ (ˈɔːrə) /

noun

the plural of os 2

British Dictionary definitions for ora (2 of 7)

ora pro nobis

/ Latin (ˈɔːrɑː prəʊ ˈnəʊbɪs) /

a Latin invocation meaning pray for us

British Dictionary definitions for ora (3 of 7)

Os


the chemical symbol for

osmium

British Dictionary definitions for ora (4 of 7)

OS


abbreviation for

Old School
Old Style (method of reckoning dates)
Ordinary Seaman
(in Britain) Ordnance Survey
outsize
Old Saxon (language)

British Dictionary definitions for ora (5 of 7)

os

1
/ (ɒs) /

noun plural ossa (ˈɒsə)

anatomy the technical name for bone

Word Origin for os

C16: from Latin: bone; compare Greek osteon

British Dictionary definitions for ora (6 of 7)

os

2
/ (ɒs) /

noun plural ora (ˈɔːrə)

anatomy zoology a mouth or mouthlike part or opening

Word Origin for os

C18: from Latin

British Dictionary definitions for ora (7 of 7)

os

3
/ (əʊs) /

noun plural osar (ˈəʊsɑː)

another name for esker

Word Origin for os

C19 osar (pl), from Swedish ås (sing) ridge
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Medicine definitions for ora (1 of 3)

ora

[ ôrə ]

n. pl. o•rae (ôrē)

An edge or margin.

Medicine definitions for ora (2 of 3)

Os


The symbol for the elementosmium

Medicine definitions for ora (3 of 3)

OS


abbr.

oculus sinister (left eye)
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Science definitions for ora

Os


The symbol for osmium.
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