Middle English, from Anglo-French ureisun, oreison, from Late Latin oration-, oratio, from Latin, oration
13th century, in the meaning defined above
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All are great; one is offal
“Orison.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orison. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.
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