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English Words from Our Latin Word

This month's Latin word
  • cooperate  (to work or act together toward a common end or purpose)

  • magnum opus  (a great work, especially a literary or artistic masterpiece)

  • oeuvre  (a work of art; the sum of the lifework of an artist, a writer, or a composer)

  • opera  (a plural of opus)

  • operate  (to perform a function; work)

  • operose  (involving great labor; laborious)

  • opus  (a creative work, especially a musical composition numbered to designate the order of a composer's works)

  • opuscule  (a small, minor work)

Definitions are taken from:

The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition copyright Ā© 1992 by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Electronic version licensed from InfoSoft International, Inc. All rights reserved.

Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged. Merriam-Webster, 2002.

http://unabridged.merriam-webster.com (30 Sep. 2006).

English-Word Information: Word Info about English Vocabulary (wordinfo.info).