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Webster 1913 Edition


Oral

O′ral

,
Adj.
[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, the
oral
cavity;
oral
cilia or cirri
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Oral

O'RAL

,
Adj.
[L. os, oris, the mouth.] Uttered by the mouth or in words; spoken, not written; as oral traditions; oral testimony; oral law.

Definition 2022


Oral

Oral

See also: oral

English

Proper noun

Oral

  1. A male given name of American usage, ultimately derived from Aurelius.

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Turkish

Proper noun

Oral

  1. A male given name

oral

oral

See also: Oral

English

Adjective

oral (not comparable)

  1. Relating to the mouth.
  2. Spoken rather than written.
    an oral presentation; an oral French exam

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Noun

oral (plural orals)

  1. (countable) A spoken test or examination, particularly in a language class.
  2. (countable) A physical examination of the mouth.
  3. (uncountable) Oral sex.

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Catalan

Adjective

oral m, f (masculine and feminine plural orals)

  1. oral

French

Pronunciation

Adjective

oral m (feminine singular orale, masculine plural oraux, feminine plural orales)

  1. oral

German

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -aːl

Adjective

oral (not comparable)

  1. Relating to the mouth.

Declension


Portuguese

Adjective

oral m, f (plural orais, comparable)

  1. oral

Derived terms


Serbo-Croatian

Noun

oral m

  1. Obsolete spelling of orao

Spanish

Adjective

oral m, f (plural orales)

  1. oral