oscitate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin oscitare, from os (the mouth) + citare, v. intens. from ciere (to move).

Verb[edit]

oscitate (third-person singular simple present oscitates, present participle oscitating, simple past and past participle oscitated)

  1. To gape; to yawn.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for oscitate in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

oscitāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of oscitātus