Operose Definition

ŏpə-rōs
adjective
Laborious, often, tediously so.
Webster's New World
Involving great labor; laborious.
American Heritage
Very busy; industrious.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Operose

  • Latin operōsus from opus oper- work op- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin operōsus.

    From Wiktionary

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