O"ral (?), a. [L. os, oris, the mouth, akin to Skr. as. 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.

 

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