Latin definition for: oriens, orientis


  • declension: 3rd declension
  • gender: masculine


  1. daybreak/dawn/sunrise
  2. east, sunrise quarter of the sky
  3. the East/Orient
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: Science, Philosophy, Mathematics, Units/Measures
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: For Dictionary, in top 10,000 words
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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