[awr-ee-oh-pith-i-kuh s, -puh-thee-kuh s, ohr-] /ˌɔr i oʊˈpɪθ ɪ kəs, -pəˈθi kəs, ˌoʊr-/
a genus of fossil primate from the Miocene coal deposits of Italy, formerly considered to be a possible hominid.
[awr, ohr] /ɔr, oʊr/ noun 1. a metal-bearing mineral or rock, or a native metal, that can be mined at a profit. 2. a mineral or natural product serving as a source of some nonmetallic substance, as sulfur. [œ-ruh] /ˈœ rə/ noun, plural öre. 1. a bronze coin of Norway, the 100th part of a […]
[awr-shoot, ohr-] /ˈɔrˌʃut, ˈoʊr-/ noun 1. a rich concentration in an orebody.
[awr-e-stee-uh, ohr-] /ˌɔr ɛˈsti ə, ˌoʊr-/ noun 1. a trilogy of tragic dramas (458 b.c.) by Aeschylus, consisting of the Agamemnon, the Choëphori, and the Eumenides.
[aw-res-teez, oh-res‐] /ɔˈrɛs tiz, oʊˈrɛs‐/ noun 1. Classical Mythology. the son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, and the brother of Electra and Iphigenia: he avenged the murder of Agamemnon by killing Clytemenestra and her lover, Aegisthus, then was pursued by the Furies until saved by Athena. 2. (italics) a tragedy (408 b.c.) by Euripides. /ɒˈrɛstiːz/ noun […]