ossa

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

ossa

  1. plural of os

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ossa

  1. (colloquial) address

Anagrams[edit]


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ossa f

  1. plural of osso

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

ossa

  1. nominative plural of os
  2. accusative plural of os
  3. vocative plural of os

Noun[edit]

ossa

  1. nominative plural of ossum
  2. accusative plural of ossum
  3. vocative plural of ossum

References[edit]

  • OSSA in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • ossa in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • ossa in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ossa in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • ossa in William Smith., editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • ossa in Richard Stillwell et al., editor (1976) The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press

Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ursam, accusative of ursa, masculine of ursus ‎(bear).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ossa f (plural ossas)

  1. she-bear
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 29v.
      Et la eſtrella que es en cabo dela oreia delantera dela oſſa mayor a poder ſobreſta piedra ¬ della recibe la fuerça ¬ la uertud.
      And the start that is on the front ear of the Great Bear has power over this stone, and it receives its strength and virtue from it.

Derived terms[edit]

  • Ossa Mayor ‎(Ursa Major, the Great Bear)
  • Ossa Menor ‎(Ursa Minor, the Little Bear)

Related terms[edit]

  • osso ‎(bear)

Descendants[edit]


Romansch[edit]

Noun[edit]

l'ossa pl

  1. (Sutsilvan) plural of oss