Topic: HUMAN

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Late Latin
Origin: oralis, from Latin os 'mouth'


1 adjective
1 spoken, not written:
oral history
an oral agreement
2HBHM relating to or involving the mouth:
oral hygiene
orally adverb:
The drug should be taken orally.
The statement may be given orally or in writing.

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