orotund

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Etymology[edit]

Orotund derives from Latin ore rotundo, “with a round mouth,” hence “clear, loud,” from os, oris, “the mouth” + rotundus, “round.”

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orotund (comparative more orotund, superlative most orotund)

  1. Characterized by fullness, clarity, strength, and smoothness of sound.
  2. Pompous; bombastic

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