from The Century Dictionary.

  • In mathematics, pertaining to a higher order of contact than the first.
  • Of or pertaining to the osculum of a sponge.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the mouth.


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  • Nearly a third of the toe has been worn away by the oscular applications of the faithful.

    Cambridge Sketches

  • "A Compendium of Kisses," the guide to everything oscular -- that's "of or pertaining to kissing" for the unenlightened -- tells all about one of the world's most universal gestures, whether simple greeting or sublime.

    Reuters: Top News


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