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osculum

 [os´ku-lum]
a minute opening.

os·cu·lum

, pl.

os·cu·la

(os'kyū-lŭm, -lă),
A pore or minute opening.
[L. dim. of os, mouth]

osculum

/os·cu·lum/ (os´ku-lum) pl. os´cula   [L.] a small aperture or minute opening.

os·cu·lum

, pl. oscula (os'kyū-lŭm, -lă)
A pore or minute opening.
[L. dim. of os, mouth]

osculum

the large aperture in sponges through which water passes out.

osculum

a small aperture or minute opening.
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Inter profundae laetitiae sonos, Sunt quas amarus flere jubet dolor, Optata non illas salutant Oscula, nec tenerae loqulae.
Although Sedulius repeats the phrase oscula pacis (32.