Orison meaning

ôrĭ-sən, -zən, ŏr-
A prayer.
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(now literary) A prayer.
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The definition of an orison is a wish or communication with God.

An example of an orison is a prayer.

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Origin of orison

  • Middle English orisoun from Old French orison from Late Latin ōrātiō ōrātiōn- oration

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

  • From Anglo-Norman oreison, oresoun etc. and Old French oraisun etc., from Latin ōrātiō (“discourse, prayer") (English oration).

    From Wiktionary