ore rotundo

[ oh-re roh-too n-doh; English awr-ee roh-tuhn-doh, ohr-ee ]
/ ˈoʊ rɛ roʊˈtʊn doʊ; English ˈɔr i roʊˈtʌn doʊ, ˈoʊr i /

adverb, adjective Latin.

with full, round voice.

Nearby words

  1. ore,
  2. ore bridge,
  3. ore dressing,
  4. ore hearth,
  5. ore mountains,
  6. ore tanker,
  7. ore.,
  8. oread,
  9. orebody,
  10. orecchiette

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Word Origin and History for ore rotundo

ore rotundo

Latin, literally "with round mouth," from ablative of os "mouth" (see oral) + ablative of rotundus "round" (see rotund). From Horace ("Grais ingenium, Grais dedit ore rotundo Musa loqui," in "Ars Poetica").

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper