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EtymologyEdit

From Latin ossum, popular variant of os. Compare Dalmatian vuas, Venetian oso, Italian osso, Friulian vues, Romansh ies, oss.

NounEdit

uosso m

  1. bone
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 128:
      E ch’el me ruseghisso incheînt’a l’uosso;
      And that he would nibble me to the bone;