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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To gape; to yawn.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To gape; to yawn.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To yawn; gape with sleepiness.


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


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