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Oromo

ˈɒrəməʊ

Meanings of Oromo:

noun

A member of an east african people, the largest ethnic group in ethiopia.

Usage examples:

The oromo are the largest tribe in ethiopia, and have long wanted to establish their own country.
adjective

The cushitic language of the oromo, spoken by more than 30 million people in several different dialects.

Meanings of Oronasal:

adjective

Of, relating to, or connecting the mouth and the nose.

Meanings of Oronasally:

adverb

By means of the mouth and nose.

Oropharyngeal

ˌɔːrəʊfəˈrɪndʒɪəl

Meanings of Oropharyngeal:

adjective

Relating to the part of the pharynx that lies between the soft palate and the hyoid bone.

Usage examples:

The oropharyngeal airway

Meanings of Oropharynges:

noun

The part of the pharynx that lies between the soft palate and the hyoid bone.

Usage examples:

Changes in the mucosa of the oropharynx, including dry cracked lips or strawberry tongue

Meanings of Oropharynx:

noun

The part of the pharynx that lies between the soft palate and the hyoid bone.

Usage examples:

Changes in the mucosa of the oropharynx, including dry cracked lips or strawberry tongue

Oropharynxes

ˌɔːrə(ʊ)ˈfarɪŋks

Meanings of Oropharynxes:

noun

The part of the pharynx that lies between the soft palate and the hyoid bone.

Usage examples:

Changes in the mucosa of the oropharynx, including dry cracked lips or strawberry tongue

Orotund

ˈɒrə(ʊ)tʌnd

Meanings of Orotund:

adjective

(of a person's voice) resonant and imposing.

Usage examples:

Watson's orotund voice is complemented by swooning strings, lush orchestration and gloriously cheer…

Orphan

ˈɔː.fən

Meanings of Orphan:

noun

A child whose parents are dead.

Usage examples:

He was left an orphan as a small boy
verb

Make (a child) an orphan.

Usage examples:

John was orphaned at 12

Orphanage

ˈɔːf(ə)nɪdʒ

Meanings of Orphanage:

noun

A residential institution for the care and education of orphans.

Usage examples:

Some children are abandoned and end up in orphanages, which have a difficult time caring for them.

Orphanages

ˈɔːf(ə)nɪdʒ

Meanings of Orphanages:

noun

A residential institution for the care and education of orphans.

Usage examples:

Some children are abandoned and end up in orphanages, which have a difficult time caring for them.

Meanings of Orphaned:

verb

Make (a child) an orphan.

Usage examples:

John was orphaned at 12
noun

A child whose parents are dead.

Usage examples:

He was left an orphan as a small boy
adjective

Having no parents because they have died

Usage examples:

The family took in three orphaned siblings., the goal of international adoption is to find a home f…

Orphaning

ˈɔː.fən

Meanings of Orphaning:

verb

Make (a child) an orphan.

Usage examples:

John was orphaned at 12
noun

A child whose parents are dead.

Usage examples:

He was left an orphan as a small boy

Meanings of Orphanism:

noun

The condition of being an orphan; orphanhood.

Meanings of Orphanize:

verb

To orphan; to abandon.

Meanings of Orphans:

noun

A child whose parents are dead.

Usage examples:

He was left an orphan as a small boy
verb

Make (a child) an orphan.

Usage examples:

John was orphaned at 12

Meanings of Orphanship:

noun

The state or condition of being an orphan; orphanhood.

Orpharion

ɔːˈfarɪən

Meanings of Orpharion:

noun

A stringed instrument of the 16th and 17th centuries, resembling a bandora but tuned like an ordinary lute.

Usage examples:

Other plucked instruments (e.g. chitarrone, mandolin, orpharion, theorbo) used reduced or expanded …

Orphean

ɔːˈfɪən

Meanings of Orphean:

adjective

Relating to or characteristic of the poet orpheus, especially in being melodious or entrancing.

Usage examples:

They were entranced by the orphean skill he displayed

Orpheus

ˈɔː.fi.əs

Meanings of Orpheus:

proper noun

A poet who could entrance wild beasts with the beauty of his singing and lyre playing. he went to the underworld after the death of his wife eurydice and secured her release from the dead, but lost her because he failed to obey the condition that he must not look back at her until they had reached the world of the living.

noun

In greek mythology (= ancient stories), a poet who sang and played the lyre (= a musical instrument with a u-shaped frame and strings)

Usage examples:

Orpheus wanted to rescue his bride, eurydice, from the underworld after she was bitten by a deadly …

Orphic

ˈɔːfɪk

Meanings of Orphic:

adjective

Relating to orpheus or orphism.

Usage examples:

We usually think of the orphic myth as a story about the artist's deadly gaze and the power of his …

Meanings of Orphically:

adverb

In an orphic manner; oracularly.

Meanings of Orphicism:

noun

Orphism.

Orphism

ˈɔːfɪz(ə)m

Meanings of Orphism:

noun

A mystic religion of ancient greece, originating in the 7th or 6th century bc and based on poems (now lost) attributed to orpheus, emphasizing the necessity for individuals to rid themselves of the evil part of their nature by ritual and moral purification throughout a series of reincarnations.

Usage examples:

Orpheus and orphism: cosmology and sacrifice at the boundary.

Orphrey

ˈɔːfri

Meanings of Orphrey:

noun

An ornamental stripe or border, especially one on an ecclesiastical vestment such as a chasuble.

Usage examples:

Saints embroidered in metallic and silk threads decorate the orphrey, the ornamental band along the…

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