ore rotundo
foreign term Etymology: Latin with round mouth ; eloquently

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ore rotundo — Latin, lit. with round mouth, from ablative of os mouth (see ORAL (Cf. oral)) + ablative of rotundus round (see ROTUND (Cf. rotund)). From Horace ( Grais ingenium, Grais dedit ore rotundo Musa loqui, in Ars Poetica ) …   Etymology dictionary

  • ore rotundo — /oh rdde rddoh toon doh/; Eng. /awr ee roh tun doh, ohr ee/, Latin. with full, round voice. * * * …   Universalium

  • ore rotundo — /oh rdde rddoh toon doh/; Eng. /awr ee roh tun doh, ohr ee/, Latin. with full, round voice …   Useful english dictionary

  • orotund — 1792, from L. ore rotundo in well rounded phrases, lit. with round mouth (see ORE ROTUNDO (Cf. ore rotundo)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • orotund — adjective Etymology: modification of Latin ore rotundo, literally, with round mouth Date: circa 1799 1. marked by fullness, strength, and clarity of sound ; sonorous < an orotund voice > 2. pompous, bombastic < an orotund speech > • orotundity …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Prophetic Year — In Biblical eschatology a Prophetic Year or Prophetical Year is * A 360 day period of time * A 360 year period of time , or * A 360 year period of time composed of 360 day years .The names Apocalyptic Year and Apocalyptical Year have also been… …   Wikipedia

  • orotund — orotundity /awr euh tun di tee, ohr /, n. /awr euh tund , ohr /, adj. 1. (of the voice or speech) characterized by strength, fullness, richness, and clearness. 2. (of a style of speaking) pompous or bombastic. [1785 95; contr. of L phrase ore… …   Universalium

  • CONCHA — I. CONCHA Graece Κόγχη, apud medii aevi Scriptores, culmen dicitur, quô tegebatur Sanctuarium vel Adytum Templi, quod instar Conchae structum esset, nomen adeptum: Habebat enim dimidiati liaemisphaerii figuram, vel quartae partis sphaerae. Paulus …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • SANGUISUGA — Plinii aevô dici coepit, quae prius Hirudo vocabatur, de qua voce retro dictum. Hinc Plin. l. 8. c. 10. ubi de elephantis, Cruciatum in potu maximum sentiunt, haustâ hirudine, quam sanguisugam vulgo coeisse appellari adverto. Et l. 32. c. 10.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • rotondamente — ro·ton·da·mén·te avv. 1. BU con forma o linea rotonda o tondeggiante 2. CO chiaramente, in modo esplicito: esprimere rotondamente il proprio parere {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XIII. ETIMO: nell accez. 2 cfr. lat. ore rotundo …   Dizionario italiano

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