[op-uh-rohs] /ˈɒp əˌroʊs/
industrious, as a person.
done with or involving much labor.
“involving much labor,” 1670s, from Latin operosus “taking great pains, laborious, active, industrious,” from opus (genitive operis) “work” (see opus). Related: Operosity.
1. Old Persian.
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[ohp] /oʊp/ adjective, verb (used with or without object), oped, oping. Literary. 1. . /əʊp/ verb, adjective 1. an archaic or poetic word for open adj. short for open (adj.), early 13c. “not closed; not hidden;” originally as awake is from awaken, etc. As a verb from mid-15c. Middle English had ope-head “bare-headed” (c.1300).
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