Definitions for operoseˈɒp əˌroʊs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
done with or involving much labor; tedious.
Origin of operose:
1660–70; < L operōsus busy, active =oper- (s. of opus) work +-ōsus -ose1
Wrought with labor; requiring labor; hence, tedious; wearisome.
Origin: From operosus.
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