Oon
Oon \Oon\ ([=o]n), a. One. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Oon — Als Oon (ὠόν, deutsch: Ei) wird eine Sonderform der antiken griechischen Feinkeramik bezeichnet. Das Oon ist eine seltene, eiförmige Vase. Sie wurde als Grabbeigabe gefertigt und zeigt vor allem Begräbnisszenen. Die Gefäße wurden überwiegend im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • OON — may refer to: Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON), an order of Nigeria Order of Orange Nassau This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to poin …   Wikipedia

  • Oon — (gr.), ein Ei …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • -oon — conventional in 15c. 17c. English to add emphasis to borrowed French nouns ending in stressed on; also used to represent It. one, Sp. ón; all from L. onem. Used in rare cases to form English words, e.g. SPITTOON (Cf. spittoon), OCTAROON (Cf.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • OÖN — Oberösterreichische Nachrichten Beschreibung österreichische Tageszeitung Erstausgabe 11. Juni 1945 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • oon — cam·er·oon·ian; rock·oon; ten·or·oon; cam·er·oon; oon; mush·er·oon; …   English syllables

  • oon — I. ˈün dialect Britain variant of oven II. dialect Britain variant of one * * * oon /oon/ noun a Scots form of ↑oven * * * oon obs. f. on prep …   Useful english dictionary

  • oön — di·oön; …   English syllables

  • -oon — suffix forming nouns, orig. from French words in stressed on (balloon; buffoon). Usage: Replaced by on in recent borrowings and those with unstressed on (baron). Etymology: L o onis, sometimes via It. one * * * a suffix occurring in words… …   Useful english dictionary

  • -oon — a suffix occurring in words borrowed from French and other Romance languages (bassoon; balloon; dragoon; pontoon), and on this model occasionally used in the formation of new nouns in English (spittoon). [as an English formative (e.g., in… …   Universalium

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