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oro

[ aw-raw ]
/ ˈɔ rɔ /
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noun Spanish.
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Other definitions for oro (2 of 3)

oro-1

a combining form meaning “mountain,” used in the formation of compound words: orography.

Origin of oro-

1
<Greek, combining form of óros

Other definitions for oro (3 of 3)

oro-2

a combining form meaning “mouth,” used in the formation of compound words: oropharynx.

Origin of oro-

2
Combining form representing Latin ōs, stem ōr-
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British Dictionary definitions for oro (1 of 2)

oro-1

combining form
mountainorogeny; orography

Word Origin for oro-

from Greek oros

British Dictionary definitions for oro (2 of 2)

oro-2

combining form
oral; mouthoromaxillary

Word Origin for oro-

from Latin, from ōs
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Medical definitions for oro

oro-

pref.
Mouth:oronasal.
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