Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Oral (Page: 1008)

O"ral (?), a. [L. os, oris, the mouth, akin to Skr. ās. Cf. Adore, Orison, Usher.]

1. Uttered by the mouth, or in words; spoken, not written; verbal; as, oral traditions; oral testimony; oral law.

2. Of or pertaining to the mouth; surrounding or lining the mouth; as, oral cilia or cirri.