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ora pro nobis
foreign term Etymology: Latin pray for us
orach
noun see orache
orache
or orach noun Etymology: Middle English orage, arage, from Anglo-French orasche, arache, from Vulgar Latin *atrapic-, atrapex, from Greek atraphaxys Date: 14th century any of ...
oracle
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin oraculum, from orare to speak — more at oration Date: 15th century 1. a. a person (as a priestess of ...
oracular
adjective Etymology: Latin oraculum Date: 1631 1. resembling an oracle (as in solemnity of delivery) 2. of, relating to, or being an oracle Synonyms: see dictatorial • ...
oracularity
noun see oracular
oracularly
adverb see oracular
Oradea
geographical name city NW Romania in Transylvania near Hungarian border population 225,416
Oral
or Uralsk geographical name city W Kazakhstan on Ural River population 214,000
oral
I. adjective Etymology: Latin or-, os mouth; akin to Old Norse ōss mouth of a river, Sanskrit ās mouth Date: 1628 1. a. uttered by the mouth or in words ; spoken b. ...
oral contraceptive
noun Date: 1959 birth control pill
oral historian
noun see oral history
oral history
noun Date: 1955 1. tape-recorded historical information obtained in interviews concerning personal experiences and recollections; also the study of such information 2. a ...
oral sex
noun Date: 1973 oral stimulation of the genitals ; cunnilingus, fellatio
oralism
noun Date: 1883 advocacy or use of the oral method of teaching the deaf • oralist noun
oralist
noun see oralism
orality
noun see oral I
orally
adverb see oral I
Oran
geographical name city & port NW Algeria population 628,558
orang
noun Date: 1778 orangutan
Orange
I. adjective Date: 1795 of, relating to, or sympathizing with Orangemen • Orangeism noun II. geographical name 1. city SW California N of Santa Ana population 128,821 2. ...
orange
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French orrange, araunge, from Old Occitan auranja, from Arabic nāranj, from Persian nārang, from Sanskrit nāraṅga orange tree ...
orange chromide
noun Etymology: chromide, ultimately from Greek chromis, a sea fish Date: 1933 an Asian freshwater cichlid fish (Etroplus maculatus) that is orange or yellow with red spots ...
Orange Free State
geographical name — see Free State
orange hawkweed
noun Date: 1855 a European hawkweed (Hieracium aurantiacum) that has flower heads with bright orange-red rays and is a troublesome weed especially in northeastern North ...
orange peel
noun Date: circa 1909 a rough surface (as on porcelain) like that of an orange
orange pekoe
noun Date: 1864 tea made from the smallest and youngest leaves of the shoot
orange roughy
noun Etymology: roughy the marine fish Arripis georgianus, short for tommy rough, from Tommy, given name + rough, probably alteration of 1ruff Date: 1979 a reddish-orange ...
orangeade
noun Etymology: French, from orange + -ade Date: 1706 a beverage of sweetened orange juice mixed with water
Orangeism
noun see Orange I
Orangeman
noun Etymology: William III of England, prince of Orange Date: 1796 1. a member of a secret society organized in the north of Ireland in 1795 to defend the British sovereign ...
orangerie
noun see orangery
orangery
also orangerie noun (plural -ries) Date: 1664 a protected place and especially a greenhouse for growing oranges in cool climates
Orangeville
geographical name town Canada in Ontario NW of Toronto population 25,248
orangewood
noun Date: 1884 the wood of the orange tree used especially in turnery and carving
orangey
or orangy adjective Date: 1778 resembling or suggestive of an orange (as in flavor or color)
orangish
adjective Date: 1888 somewhat orange
orangutan
noun Etymology: Bazaar Malay (Malay-based pidgin), from Malay orang man + hutan forest Date: 1691 a largely herbivorous arboreal anthropoid ape (Pongo pygmaeus) of Borneo and ...
orangy
adjective see orangey
orate
intransitive verb (orated; orating) Etymology: back-formation from oration Date: 1669 to speak in an elevated and often pompous manner
oration
noun Etymology: Latin oration-, oratio speech, oration, from orare to plead, speak, pray; akin to Hittite ariya- to consult an oracle and perhaps to Greek ara prayer Date: ...
orator
noun Date: 15th century 1. one who delivers an oration 2. one distinguished for skill and power as a public speaker
Oratorian
noun Date: circa 1656 a member of the Congregation of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri founded in Rome in 1575 and comprising independent communities of secular priests under ...
oratorical
adjective Date: 1589 of, relating to, or characteristic of an orator or oratory • oratorically adverb
oratorically
adverb see oratorical
oratorio
noun (plural -rios) Etymology: Italian, from the Oratorio di San Filippo Neri (Oratory of Saint Philip Neri) in Rome Date: 1731 a lengthy choral work usually of a religious ...
oratory
I. noun (plural -ries) Etymology: Middle English oratorie, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin oratorium, from Latin orare Date: 14th century 1. a place of prayer; especially ...
orb
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French orbe, from Latin orbis circle, disk, orb Date: 15th century 1. any of the concentric spheres in old astronomy ...
orb weaver
noun Date: 1889 any of a family (Araneidae) of spiders that have eight similar eyes and typically spin a large elaborate wheel-shaped flat web
orb web
noun Date: 1889 a web made by an orb weaver
orbicular
adjective Etymology: Middle English orbiculer, from Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French orbiculaire, from Late Latin orbicularis, from Latin orbiculus, diminutive of ...
orbicularly
adverb see orbicular
orbiculate
adjective Date: circa 1760 circular or nearly circular in outline — see leaf illustration
orbit
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin orbita, from Latin, rut, track, probably from orbis Date: 15th century the bony socket of the eye • orbital ...
orbital
noun Etymology: orbital, adjective Date: 1932 a mathematically described region around a nucleus in an atom or molecule that may contain zero, one, or two electrons
orbiter
noun Date: 1951 one that orbits: as a. a spacecraft designed to orbit a celestial body without landing on its surface b. space shuttle
orca
noun Etymology: New Latin Orca, genus name, from Latin, a whale, probably modification of Greek oryg-, oryx — more at oryx Date: 1866 killer whale
orchard
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ortgeard, from ort- (from Latin hortus garden) + geard yard — more at yard Date: before 12th century a planting of fruit ...
orchard grass
noun Date: 1765 a widely grown tall stout hay and pasture grass (Dactylis glomerata) of Eurasia that grows in tufts and has loose open panicles — called also cocksfoot
orchardist
noun Date: 1794 an owner or supervisor of orchards
orchestra
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek orchēstra, from orcheisthai to dance; perhaps akin to Sanskrit ṛghāyati he trembles, he rages Date: 1606 1. a. the circular space ...
orchestral
adjective Date: circa 1811 1. of, relating to, or composed for an orchestra 2. suggestive of an orchestra or its musical qualities • orchestrally adverb
orchestrally
adverb see orchestral
orchestrate
transitive verb (-trated; -trating) Date: 1880 1. a. to compose or arrange (music) for an orchestra b. to provide with orchestration 2. to arrange or combine so as ...
orchestrater
noun see orchestrate
orchestration
noun Date: circa 1859 1. the arrangement of a musical composition for performance by an orchestra; also orchestral treatment of a musical composition 2. harmonious ...
orchestrational
adjective see orchestration
orchestrator
noun see orchestrate
orchid
noun Etymology: irregular from New Latin Orchis Date: 1845 1. any of a large family (Orchidaceae, the orchid family) of perennial epiphytic or terrestrial monocotyledonous ...
orchidaceous
adjective Etymology: New Latin Orchidaceae, family name, from Orchis Date: 1838 1. of, relating to, or resembling the orchids 2. showy, ostentatious
orchidlike
adjective see orchid
orchiectomy
noun (plural -mies) Etymology: Greek orchis + English -ectomy Date: circa 1894 surgical removal of one or both testes
orchis
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, orchid, from Greek, testicle, orchid; akin to Middle Irish uirgge testicle Date: 1562 orchid; especially any of a genus (Orchis) of ...
Orczy
biographical name Baroness Emmuska 1865-1947 English (Hungarian-born) novelist & dramatist
ord
abbreviation 1. order 2. ordnance
ordain
verb Etymology: Middle English ordeinen, from Anglo-French ordener, ordeiner, from Late Latin ordinare, from Latin, to put in order, appoint, from ordin-, ordo order Date: 14th ...
ordainer
noun see ordain
ordainment
noun see ordain
ordeal
noun Etymology: Middle English ordal, from Old English ordāl; akin to Old High German urteil judgment, Old English dāl division — more at deal Date: before 12th century 1. ...
order
I. verb (ordered; ordering) Etymology: Middle English, from ordre, noun Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. to put in order ; arrange 2. a. to give an order to ; ...
order arms
noun Etymology: from the command order arms! Date: 1847 1. a command to return the rifle to order arms from present arms or to drop the hand from a hand salute 2. a ...
order of battle
Date: 1702 1. the disposition of troops or ships ready for combat 2. a tabular compilation of units, commanders, equipment, and their locations in a theater of operation
order of business
Etymology: order of business (predetermined sequence of matters to be dealt with by an assembly) Date: circa 1890 a matter which must be dealt with ; task
order of magnitude
Date: 1875 a range of magnitude extending from some value to ten times that value
order of the day
Date: 1698 1. the business or tasks appointed for an assembly for a given day 2. the characteristic or dominant feature or activity
orderable
adjective see order I
ordered
adjective Date: 1579 characterized by order: as a. marked by regularity or discipline b. marked by regular or harmonious arrangement or disposition c. having ...
orderer
noun see order I
orderless
adjective see order II
orderliness
noun Date: 1571 the quality or state of being orderly
orderly
I. adjective Date: 1570 1. a. (1) arranged or disposed in some order or pattern ; regular (2) marked by order ; tidy b. governed by law ; regulated c. ...
ordinal
I. noun Date: 14th century 1. capitalized [Middle English, from Medieval Latin ordinale, from Late Latin, neuter of ordinalis] a book of rites for the ordination of deacons, ...
ordinal number
noun Date: 1607 1. a number designating the place (as first, second, or third) occupied by an item in an ordered sequence — see number table 2. a number assigned to an ...
ordinance
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French & Medieval Latin; Anglo-French ordenance order, disposition, from Medieval Latin ordinantia, from Latin ordinant-, ordinans, ...
ordinand
noun Etymology: Late Latin ordinandus, gerundive of ordinare to ordain Date: circa 1842 a candidate for ordination
ordinarily
adverb see ordinary II
ordinariness
noun see ordinary II
ordinary
I. noun (plural -naries) Etymology: Middle English ordinarie, from Anglo-French & Medieval Latin; Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin ordinarius, from Latin ordinarius, adjective ...
Ordinary level
noun Date: 1947 O level
ordinary seaman
noun Date: 1702 a seaman of some experience but not as skilled as an able seaman
ordinary share
noun Date: 1891 British a share of common stock
ordinary-language philosophy
noun Date: 1957 a trend in philosophical analysis that seeks to resolve philosophical perplexity by revealing sources of puzzlement in the misunderstanding of ordinary ...
ordinate
noun Etymology: New Latin (linea) ordinate (applicata), literally, line applied in an orderly manner Date: 1676 the Cartesian coordinate obtained by measuring parallel to the ...
ordination
noun Date: 14th century the act or an instance of ordaining ; the state of being ordained
ordnance
noun Etymology: Middle English ordinaunce, from Anglo-French ordenance disposition, preparation, military provisions — more at ordinance Date: 14th century 1. a. ...
Ordnung
foreign term Etymology: German order ; orderliness ; system of community norms
ordo
noun (plural ordos or ordines) Etymology: Medieval Latin, from Latin, order Date: 1849 a list of offices and feasts of the Roman Catholic Church for each day of the year
ordonnance
noun Etymology: French, alteration of Middle French ordenance ordinance Date: 1644 disposition of the parts (as of a literary composition) with regard to one another and the ...
Ordovician
adjective Etymology: Latin Ordovices, ancient people in northern Wales Date: 1879 of, relating to, or being the period between the Cambrian and the Silurian or the ...
ordure
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from ord dirty, foul, from Latin horridus horrid Date: 14th century 1. excrement 2. something that is morally degrading
Ordzhanikidze
geographical name see Vladikavkaz
Ordzhonikidze
geographical name — see Vladikavkaz
Ore
or Oreg abbreviation Oregon
ore
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English or, oor, partly from Old English ōra ore; partly from Old English ār brass; akin to Old High German ēr bronze, ...
ore dressing
noun Date: 1831 mechanical preparation (as by crushing) and concentration (as by flotation) of ore
ore rotundo
foreign term Etymology: Latin with round mouth ; eloquently
oread
noun Etymology: Middle English oreades, plural, from Latin oread-, oreas, from Greek oreiad-, oreias, from oreios of a mountain, from oros mountain — more at orient Date: ...
Örebro
geographical name city S central Sweden population 123,188
orecchiette
noun Etymology: Italian, plural of orecchietta, diminutive of orecchia ear, from Latin auricula — more at auricle Date: 1973 small oval pasta
Oreg
abbreviation see Ore
oregano
noun Etymology: American Spanish orégano, from Spanish, wild marjoram, from Latin origanum — more at origanum Date: 1771 1. a bushy perennial mint (Origanum vulgare) that ...
Oregon
geographical name 1. the Columbia River — an early name used especially prior to discovery of mouth & renaming of river (1792) by Capt. Robert Gray 2. state NW United ...
Oregon Caves
geographical name limestone caverns SW Oregon SW of Medford in Oregon Caves National Monument
Oregon City
geographical name city NW Oregon S of Portland population 25,754
Oregon Country
geographical name region W North America between Pacific coast & the Rockies and between N California & Alaska — so called about 1818-46
Oregon grape
noun Etymology: Oregon, state of the United States Date: circa 1857 an evergreen shrub (Mahonia aquifolium) of the barberry family that has yellow flowers, bears edible ...
Oregon Trail
geographical name pioneer route to the Pacific Northwest about 2000 miles (3219 kilometers) long from vicinity of Independence, Missouri, to the Willamette-Columbia river ...
Oregonian
adjective or noun see Oregon
Orel
geographical name city Russia in Europe SSW of Moscow
Orem
geographical name city N central Utah N of Provo population 84,324
Orenburg
or formerly Chkalov geographical name city SE Russia in Europe on Ural River population 557,000
Orense
geographical name 1. province NW Spain area 2810 square miles (7278 square kilometers), population 353,491 2. city, its capital population 101,623
Oreo
noun Etymology: from Oreo, trademark for a chocolate cookie with a white cream filling Date: 1969 usually disparaging a black person who adopts the characteristic mentality ...
Orestes
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Orestēs Date: 15th century the son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra who with his sister Electra avenges his father by killing his mother and ...
Orff
biographical name Carl 1895-1982 German composer
org
abbreviation 1. organic 2. organization; organized
organ
noun Etymology: Middle English, partly from Old English organa, from Latin organum, from Greek organon, literally, tool, instrument; partly from Anglo-French organe, from Latin ...
organ of Corti
Etymology: Alfonso Corti died 1876 Italian anatomist Date: 1867 a complex epithelial structure in the cochlea that rests on the internal surface of the basilar membrane and ...
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
geographical name reservation S Arizona on Mexican border
organ-
or organo- combining form Etymology: Greek organon 1. organ 2. organic
organ-grinder
noun Date: circa 1807 one that cranks a hand organ; especially a street musician who operates a barrel organ
organ-pipe cactus
noun Date: 1908 any of several tall upright cacti (as Lemaireocereus thurberi or L. marginatus) of the southwestern United States and adjacent Mexico that usually branch at ...
organdie
noun see organdy
organdy
also organdie noun (plural -dies) Etymology: French organdi Date: 1835 a very fine transparent muslin with a stiff finish
organelle
noun Etymology: New Latin organella, from Latin organum Date: 1920 a specialized cellular part (as a mitochondrion, lysosome, or ribosome) that is analogous to an organ
organic
I. adjective Date: 1517 1. archaic instrumental 2. a. of, relating to, or arising in a bodily organ b. affecting the structure of the organism 3. a. (1) of, ...
organic brain syndrome
noun Date: 1966 an acute or chronic mental dysfunction (as Alzheimer's disease) resulting chiefly from physical changes in brain structure and characterized especially by ...
organically
adverb see organic I
organicism
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1883 1. a. the explanation of life and living processes in terms of the levels of organization of living systems ...
organicist
noun or adjective see organicism
organicity
noun see organic I
organisation
British variant of organization
organise
British variant of organize
organiser
British variant of organizer
organism
noun Date: circa 1774 1. a complex structure of interdependent and subordinate elements whose relations and properties are largely determined by their function in the whole ...
organismal
adjective see organism
organismic
adjective see organism
organismically
adverb see organism
organist
noun Date: 1591 a person who plays the organ
organizable
adjective see organize
organization
I. noun Date: 15th century 1. a. the act or process of organizing or of being organized b. the condition or manner of being organized 2. a. association, society ...
organizational
adjective Date: 1881 1. of or relating to an organization ; involving organization 2. organization • organizationally adverb
organizationally
adverb see organizational
organize
verb (-nized; -nizing) Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to cause to develop an organic structure 2. to form into a coherent unity or functioning whole ; integrate ...
organized
adjective Date: 1817 1. having a formal organization to coordinate and carry out activities 2. affiliated by membership in an organization (as a union)
organizer
noun Date: 1849 1. one that organizes 2. a region of a developing embryo or a substance produced by such a region that is capable of inducing a specific type of development ...
organo-
combining form see organ-
organochlorine
adjective Date: 1961 of, relating to, or being a chlorinated hydrocarbon and especially one used as a pesticide (as aldrin, DDT, or dieldrin) • organochlorine noun
organogenesis
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1860 the origin and development of bodily organs — compare morphogenesis • organogenetic adjective
organogenetic
adjective see organogenesis
organoleptic
adjective Etymology: French organoleptique, from organ- + Greek lēptikos disposed to take, from lambanein to take — more at latch Date: 1852 1. being, affecting, or ...
organoleptically
adverb see organoleptic
organomercurial
noun Date: 1938 an organic compound or a pharmaceutical preparation containing mercury
organometallic
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1852 of, relating to, or being an organic compound that usually contains a metal or metalloid bonded directly ...
organon
noun Etymology: Greek, literally, tool — more at organ Date: 1610 an instrument for acquiring knowledge; specifically a body of principles of scientific or philosophic ...
organophosphate
noun Date: 1949 an organophosphorus compound (as a pesticide) • organophosphate adjective
organophosphorous
adjective see organophosphorus
organophosphorus
also organophosphorous adjective Date: 1950 of, relating to, or being a phosphorus-containing organic compound and especially a pesticide (as malathion) that acts by ...
organum
noun Etymology: Medieval Latin, from Latin, organ Date: 1782 1. early polyphony of the late Middle Ages that consists of one or more voice parts accompanying the cantus ...
organza
noun Etymology: probably alteration of Lorganza, a trademark Date: 1820 a sheer dress fabric (as of silk or nylon) resembling organdy
organzine
noun Etymology: French or Italian; French organsin, from Italian organzino Date: 1699 a raw silk yarn used for warp threads in fine fabrics
orgasm
I. noun Etymology: New Latin orgasmus, from Greek orgasmos, from organ to grow ripe, be lustful; probably akin to Sanskrit ūrjā sap, strength Date: circa 1763 intense or ...
orgasmic
adjective see orgasm I
orgastic
adjective see orgasm I
orgeat
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, from orge barley, from Latin hordeum; akin to Old High German gersta barley Date: 1754 a sweet almond-flavored nonalcoholic syrup ...
orgiastic
adjective Etymology: Greek orgiastikos, from orgiazein to celebrate orgies, from orgia Date: 1846 1. of, relating to, or marked by orgies 2. characterized by unrestrained ...
orgiastically
adverb see orgiastic
orgone
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: German Orgon, from Orgasmus orgasm and organisch organic + -on 2-on Date: 1942 a vital energy held to pervade nature and be a factor ...
orgulous
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French orguillus, from orguil pride, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German urguol distinguished Date: 13th century proud
orgy
noun (plural orgies) Etymology: Middle French orgie, from Latin orgia, plural, from Greek; akin to Greek ergon work — more at work Date: circa 1561 1. secret ceremonial ...
Orhon
or Orkhon geographical name river N Mongolia flowing NE from N edge of the Gobi into the Selenga
oribatid
noun Etymology: New Latin Oribatidae (coextensive with Oribatoidea), from Oribata, genus name, from Greek oribatēs walking the mountains, from oros mountain + -batēs, from ...
oriel
noun see oriel window
oriel window
noun Etymology: Middle English, porch, oriel, from Anglo-French oriol Date: 14th century a large bay window projecting from a wall and supported by a corbel or bracket — ...
orient
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin orient-, oriens, from present participle of oriri to rise; akin to Sanskrit ṛṇoti he moves, arises, Greek ...
oriental
adjective Date: 14th century 1. often capitalized of, relating to, or situated in Asia 2. a. of superior grade, luster, or value b. being corundum or sapphire but ...
Oriental
noun Date: 15th century 1. sometimes offensive Asian; especially one who is a native of east Asia or is of east Asian descent 2. Oriental rug 3. Oriental shorthair
Oriental carpet
noun see Oriental rug
oriental fruit moth
noun Date: circa 1921 a small nearly cosmopolitan moth (Grapholita molesta syn. Cydia molesta) probably of Japanese origin whose larva is injurious to the twigs and fruit of ...
oriental peach moth
noun see oriental fruit moth
Oriental poppy
noun Date: 1731 an Asian perennial poppy (Papaver orientale) that is commonly cultivated for its large showy flowers
Oriental rug
noun Date: 1881 a handwoven or hand-knotted one-piece rug or carpet made in a country of central or southern Asia — called also Oriental carpet
Oriental shorthair
noun Date: 1974 a slender short-haired domestic cat of a breed resembling the Siamese in conformation but having a solid-colored coat in a wide range of colors
Orientalia
noun plural Etymology: New Latin Date: 1903 materials concerning, characteristic of, or from Asia
orientalism
noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1769 1. something (as a style or manner) associated with or characteristic of Asia or Asians 2. scholarship or learning in Asian ...
orientalist
noun or adjective see orientalism
orientalization
noun see orientalize
orientalize
verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1823 transitive verb often capitalized to make Asian ; give Asian qualities to intransitive verb often capitalized to adopt Asian ...
orientally
adverb see oriental
orientate
verb (-tated; -tating) Date: 1848 intransitive verb to face or turn to the east transitive verb orient
orientated
adjective Usage: chiefly British Date: 1950 oriented
orientation
noun Date: 1839 1. a. the act or process of orienting or of being oriented b. the state of being oriented; broadly arrangement, alignment 2. a. a usually general ...
orientational
adjective see orientation
orientationally
adverb see orientation
oriented
adjective Date: 1937 intellectually, emotionally, or functionally directed
orienteer
noun Etymology: back-formation from orienteering Date: 1965 a person who engages in orienteering
orienteering
noun Etymology: modification of Swedish orientering, from orientera to orient Date: 1948 a cross-country race in which each participant uses a map and compass to navigate ...
orifice
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French & Late Latin; Middle French, from Late Latin orificium, from Latin or-, os mouth + facere to make, do — more at oral, do ...
orificial
adjective see orifice
oriflamme
noun Etymology: Middle English oriflamble, the banner of Saint Denis, from Middle French, from Old French ori flambe, small flag Date: 1600 a banner, symbol, or ideal ...
origami
noun Etymology: Japanese, from ori fold + kami paper Date: 1956 the Japanese art or process of folding squares of paper into representational shapes
origanum
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, wild marjoram, from Greek origanon Date: 14th century any of several aromatic mints (especially genus Origanum) used as ...
Origen
biographical name 185?-?254 Oregenes Adamantius Greek (Egyptian-born) Christian writer, teacher, & mystic
origin
noun Etymology: Middle English origine, from Latin origin-, origo, from oriri to rise — more at orient Date: 15th century 1. ancestry, parentage 2. a. rise, beginning, ...
original
I. noun Date: 14th century 1. archaic the source or cause from which something arises; specifically originator 2. a. that from which a copy, reproduction, or translation ...
original sin
noun Date: 14th century 1. the state of sin that according to Christian theology characterizes all human beings as a result of Adam's fall 2. a wrong of great magnitude
originality
noun Date: 1742 1. the quality or state of being original 2. freshness of aspect, design, or style 3. the power of independent thought or constructive imagination
originally
adverb Date: 14th century 1. archaic by origin or derivation ; inherently 2. in the beginning ; in the first place ; initially 3. in a fresh or original manner
originate
verb (-nated; -nating) Date: 1667 transitive verb to give rise to ; initiate intransitive verb to take or have origin ; begin Synonyms: see spring • origination ...
origination
noun see originate
originative
adjective Date: 1811 having ability to originate ; creative • originatively adverb
originatively
adverb see originative
originator
noun see originate
Orillia
geographical name city Canada in SE Ontario on Lake Simcoe population 29,124
Orinoco
geographical name river 1336 miles (2150 kilometers) Venezuela flowing from Brazilian border to Colombia border & thence into the Atlantic through wide delta
oriole
noun Etymology: New Latin oriolus, from Medieval Latin, from Old French oriol, from Latin aureolus golden-colored, diminutive of aureus golden — more at aureus Date: 1768 1. ...
Orion
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Õriōn Date: 14th century 1. [Latin (genitive Orionis)] a constellation on the equator east of Taurus represented on charts by the figure ...
orisha
noun (plural orishas; also orisha) Etymology: Yoruba òrìṣà Date: 1860 a Yoruba deity; also one identified with a Roman Catholic saint in Santeria
orismological
adjective see orismology
orismology
noun Etymology: Greek horismos definition (from horizein to define) + English -logy — more at horizon Date: 1816 the science of defining technical terms • orismological ...
orison
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French ureisun, oreison, from Late Latin oration-, oratio, from Latin, oration Date: 13th century prayer
Orissa
geographical name state E India bordering on Bay of Bengal capital Bhubaneswar area 60,178 square miles (155,861 square kilometers), population 31,659,736
Oriya
noun Date: 1801 the Indo-Aryan language of Orissa, India
Orizaba
geographical name 1. — see citlaltepetl 2. city E Mexico in Veracruz state population 113,516
Orkhon
geographical name see Orhon
Orkney Islands
geographical name islands N Scotland constituting an administrative area capital Kirkwall (on Mainland Island) area 376 square miles (978 square kilometers), population 19,570 ...
Orkneyan
adjective or noun see Orkney Islands
Orland Park
geographical name village NE Illinois SW of Chicago population 51,077
Orlando
I. biographical name Vittorio Emanuele 1860-1952 Italian statesman II. geographical name city E central Florida NE of Tampa population 185,951
Orléanais
geographical name region & former province N central France capital Orléans
Orleanist
noun Date: 1834 a supporter of the Orleans family in its claim to the throne of France by descent from a younger brother of Louis XIV
Orléans
geographical name commune N central France on the Loire SSW of Paris population 107,965
Orlon
trademark — used for an acrylic fiber
orlop deck
noun Etymology: Middle English overlop deck of a single decker, from Middle Low German overlōp, literally, something that overleaps Date: 1758 the lowest deck in a ship ...
Orly
geographical name commune France, SSE suburb of Paris
Ormandy
biographical name Eugene 1899-1985 American (Hungarian-born) conductor
Ormazd
noun Etymology: Persian Urmazd, from Middle Persian, from Avestan Ahuramazdāh- Date: 1603 Ahura Mazda
Ormoc Bay
geographical name inlet of Camotes Sea Philippines in NW Leyte Island
ormolu
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: French or moulu, literally, ground gold Date: 1765 golden or gilded brass or bronze used for decorative purposes (as in mounts for ...
Ormond Beach
geographical name city E Florida upcoast from Daytona Beach population 36,301
Ormuz
geographical name — see Hormuz
ornament
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French urnement, ornement, from Latin ornamentum, from ornare Date: 13th century 1. archaic a useful accessory 2. a. ...
ornamental
I. adjective Date: 1646 of, relating to, or serving as ornament; specifically grown as an ornamental • ornamentally adverb II. noun Date: 1650 a decorative object; ...
ornamentally
adverb see ornamental I

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