oz

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Definition of oz

  1. ounce; ounces

Origin and Etymology of oz

obsolete Italian onza (now oncia)

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Oz

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noun \ˈäz\

Definition of Oz

  1. :  an ideal or fantastical place a wacky Oz of a restaurant, an amiable blend of foolishness and innocence and freshness — Colman Andrews

Origin and Etymology of oz

from Oz, mythical land in a series of books by L. Frank Baum


Oz

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biographical name \ˈäz, ˈōz\

Definition of Oz

  1. Amos 1939–     born Amos Klausner Israeli writer


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oz

abbreviation

Medical Definition of oz

  1. ounce; ounces


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