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Friday, February 14, 2003

Definitions for osculation

  1. The act of kissing; also: a kiss.

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Citations for osculation
He had engaged in nervous osculation with all three of Lord Flamborough's daughters. Thomas Sutcliffe, Independent
Their incessant onstage osculations during her last concert tour seemed to offer public proof of their passion. , People
Origin of osculation
1650-1660
Osculation comes from osculatio, "a kissing," from osculari, "to kiss," from osculum, "a little mouth, a kiss," diminutive of os, "mouth."