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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Osculate \Os"cu*late\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Osculated; p. pr. &
   vb. n. Osculating.] [L. osculatus, p. p. of osculari to
   kiss, fr. osculum a little mouth, a kiss, dim. of os mouth.
   See Oral, and cf. Oscillate.]
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   1. To kiss.
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   2. (Geom.) To touch closely, so as to have a common curvature
      at the point of contact. See Osculation, 2.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Osculate \Os"cu*late\, v. i.
   1. To kiss one another; to kiss.
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   2. (Geom.) To touch closely. See Osculation, 2.
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   3. (Biol.) To have characters in common with two genera or
      families, so as to form a connecting link between them; to
      interosculate. See Osculant.
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