from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A mouth or an opening.
- n. A bone.
- n. See esker.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Bone.
- n. A mouth; an opening.
- n. In particular, either end of the cervix, internal (to the uterus) or external (to the vagina).
- n. An osar or esker.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A bone.
- n. A mouth; an opening; an entrance.
- n. One of the ridges of sand or gravel found in Sweden, etc., supposed by some to be of marine origin, but probably formed by subglacial waters. The osar are similar to the kames of Scotland and the eschars of Ireland. See eschar.
- n. The chemical symbol for the element osmium.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Bone; a bone.
- n. A mouth; a passage or entrance into any place: an anatomical term; specifically, the mouth of the womb.
- n. In geology, a Swedish term for certain elongated ridges of detrital material, generally considered to be of glacial origin, or in some not yet clearly explained way connected with the former presence of ice in the region where they occur.
- n. In chem., the symbol for osmium.
- n. Same as os extrascapulare.
- n. An abbreviation of the Latin Ordo Sancti Augustini, Order of St. Augustine.
- n. An abbreviation of the Latin Ordo Sancti Benedicti, Order of St. Benedict.
- An abbreviation of the Latin Ordo Sancti Francisci, Order of St. Francis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the left eye
- n. a mouth or mouthlike opening
- n. a hard brittle blue-grey or blue-black metallic element that is one of the platinum metals; the heaviest metal known
- n. rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
- n. (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services
Latin ōs, mouth; see ōs- in Indo-European roots.
Latin, bone; see ost- in Indo-European roots.
Swedish ås, ridge, from Old Norse āss.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From neuter Latin word os (genitive ossis) meaning "bone". (Wiktionary)
From neuter Latin word os with the genitive oris (meaning "mouth"). (Wiktionary)