The mouth is an orifice.
The mouth is an example of an orifice.
Origin of orificeFrench from Late Latin orificium from Classical Latin os (gen. oris), a mouth (see oral) + -ficere from facere, to make, do
Origin of orificeMiddle English from Old French from Late Latin ōrificium Latin ōs ōr- mouth ; see ōs- in Indo-European roots.Latin -ficium a making, doing ( from facere to make ; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.)
Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin orificium (“an opening, literally the making of a mouth"), compound of os (“mouth") + facere (“to make")