Orphans' court(Law), a court in some of the States of the Union, having jurisdiction over the estates and persons of orphans or other wards. Bouvier.

(Or"phan), a. Bereaved of parents, or (sometimes) of one parent.

(Or"phan), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Orphaned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Orphaning.] To cause to become an orphan; to deprive of parents. Young.

(O*rog"ra*phy) n. [Gr. 'o`ros, a mountain + -graphy.] That branch of science which treats of mountains and mountain systems; orology; as, the orography of Western Europe.

(||Or`o*hip"pus) n. [NL., fr. Gr. 'o`ros, mountain (referring to the Rocky Mountain region) + "i`ppos horse.] (Paleon.) A genus of American Eocene mammals allied to the horse, but having four toes in front and three behind.

(O"roide) n. [F. or gold (L. aurum) + Gr. form.] An alloy, chiefly of copper and zinc or tin, resembling gold in color and brilliancy. [Written also oreide.]

(Or`o*log"ic*al) a. [Cf. F. orologique.] Of or pertaining to orology.

(O*rol"o*gist) n. One versed in orology.

(O*rol"o*gy) n. [Gr. mountain + -logy: cf. F. orologie.] The science or description of mountains.

(O"ro*tund`) a. [L. os, oris, the mouth + rotundus round, smooth.] Characterized by fullness, clearness, strength, and smoothness; ringing and musical; — said of the voice or manner of utterance. n. The orotund voice or utterance Rush.

(O`ro*tun"di*ty) n. The orotund mode of intonation.

(Or"pha*line) n. See Orpheline. [Obs.]

(Or"phan) n. [L. orphanus, Gr. akin to L. orbus. Cf. Orb a blank window.] A child bereaved of both father and mother; sometimes, also, a child who has but one parent living.

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