Definition of os
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LEM
ōs, ōris
noun (n., 3rd declension)
  1. the mouth
  2. the organ of speech, mouth, tongue, lips
  3. the face, countenance, look, expression, features
  4. [as expressing boldness or modesty] the face, cheek, front, brow
  5. boldness, effrontery, impudence
  6. a voice, speech, expression
Abbreviations
ōs ōris (no gen plur.), n the mouth: ad haec omnia percipienda os est aptissimum: tenerum pueri, H.: os loquentis Opprimere, O.: e foliis natos Ore legunt (apes), V.: Gallica Temperat ora frenis, i. e. controls the horses, H.: nidum sibi construit ore, beak, O.: hostilia Ora canum, jaws, O.

— Prov.: equi frenato est auris in ore, H.

—The organ of speech, mouth, tongue, lips: in orest omni populo, in everybody's mouth, T.: istius nequitiam in ore volgi esse versatam: Postumius in ore erat, was the common talk, L.: consolatio, quam semper in ore habere debemus, to talk of constantly: poscebatur ore volgi dux Agricola, unanimously, Ta.: uno ore dicere, with one consent, T.: Uno ore auctores fuere, ut, etc., unanimously advised, T.: volito vivus per ora virūm, become famous, Enn. ap. C.: in ora hominum pro ludibrio abire, become a by-word of mockery, L.: quasi pleniore ore laudare, with more zest.

—The face, countenance, look, expression, features: figura oris, T.: in ore sunt omnia, i. e. everything depends on the expression: concedas hinc aliquo ab ore eorum aliquantisper, leave them alone, T.: ad tribunum ora convertunt, looks, Cs.: agnoscunt ora parentum, V.: ales cristati cantibus oris, O.: coram in os te laudare, to your face, T.: nulli laedere os, insult to his face, T.: qui hodie usque os praebui, exposed myself to insult, T.: ut esset posteris ante os documentum, etc.: ante ora coniugum omnia pati, L.: Ora corticibus horrenda cavatis, masks, V.

—As expressing boldness or modesty, the face, cheek, front, brow{*} os durum! brazen cheek! T.: os durissimum, very bold front: quo redibo ore ad eam, with what face? T.: quo ore ostendi posse? etc., L.: in testimonio nihil praeter vocem et os praestare.

—Boldness, effrontery, impudence: quod tandem os est eius patroni, qui, etc.: nostis os hominis.

—A voice, speech, expression: ora sono discordia signant, V.: ruit profundo Pindarus ore, H.: falsi ambages oris, O.

— A mouth, opening, entrance, aperture, orifice, front: ante os ipsum portūs, L.: ingentem lato dedit ore {*}enestram, V.: os atque aditus portūs: Tiberis, L.: per ora novem, etc., sources, V.: ora navium Rostrata, beaks, H.

—Fig., a mouth: ex tot{*}us belli ore ac faucibus.
 
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