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ENG 1103: More Four-Letter Words with Three Vowels

ogee: an S-shaped molding, roue: a lecherous old man

Last week I posted a blog entry with a list of twenty-five four-letter words with three vowels. Here’s a list of fourteen more:

  • naoi: ancient temples (pl. of noas)
  • obia: a form of sorcery practiced in the Caribbean (also obeah)
  • odea: concert halls (pl. of odeum)
  • ogee: an S-shaped molding
  • ohia: a Polynesian tree with bright flowers (also lehua)
  • oleo: margarine
  • olio: a miscellaneous collection
  • ouzo: Turkish anise-flavored liquor
  • raia: a non-Muslim Turk (also rayah)
  • roue: a lecherous old man
  • toea: a currency in Papua new Guinea
  • unai: a two-toed sloth
  • zoae: the larvae of some crustaceans

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