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ore rotundo

[oh-re roh-too n-doh; English awr-ee roh-tuhn-doh, ohr-ee] /ˈoʊ rɛ roʊˈtʊn doʊ; English ˈɔr i roʊˈtʌn doʊ, ˈoʊr i/
Latin.
1.
with full, round voice.
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ore rotundo

Latin, literally "with round mouth," from ablative of os "mouth" (see oral) + ablative of rotundus "round" (see rotund). From Horace ("Grais ingenium, Grais dedit ore rotundo Musa loqui," in "Ars Poetica").

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