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orifice

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English

Etymology

Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin orificium, compound of os, mouth + -ficium.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
orifice

Plural
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  1. A mouth or aperture, as of a tube, pipe, etc.; an opening; as, the orifice of an artery or vein; the orifice of a wound.

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