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[aw-raw] /ˈɔ rɔ/

noun, Spanish.
a combining form meaning “mountain,” used in the formation of compound words:
a combining form meaning “mouth,” used in the formation of compound words:
combining form
mountain: orogeny, orography
combining form
oral; mouth: oromaxillary

word-forming element meaning “mountain,” from Greek oros “mountain” (see oread).

oro- pref.
Mouth: oronasal.


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