acus
1) (L). A needle
2) (G). A cure, remedy, relief

Dictionary of word roots and combining forms . . 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • ACUS — Administrative Conference of the United States Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations …   Law dictionary

  • ACUS — I. ACUS Chunorum Rex, singulari certamine occisus, a Ladislao, Ungariae Rege, in Danubii ripa, Bonfin. l. 4. Dec. 2. II. ACUS Graec. βελόνη, Bellonae inventum, ut Hygino placet, matronis in componendis crinibus adhiberi solita est; hinc crinalis… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • acus — /ay keuhs/, n., pl. acus. 1. Surg. a needle, esp. one used in a surgical operation. 2. aculeus (def. 1). [ < L] * * * …   Universalium

  • acus — /ay keuhs/, n., pl. acus. 1. Surg. a needle, esp. one used in a surgical operation. 2. aculeus (def. 1). [ < L] …   Useful english dictionary

  • ACUS — Area Common User System (Governmental » Military) ** Army Common User System (Governmental » Military) * Area Command Units (Governmental » Police) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • acus — (aґkəs) [L.] a needle or needlelike process …   Medical dictionary

  • ÆACUS —    a Greek king renowned as an administrator of distributive justice, after death appointed one of the three judges in Hades.    See MINOS and RHADAMANTHUS …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • ACÜS — Almak, kabzetmek. * Gecenin sonu …   Yeni Lügat Türkçe Sözlük

  • ACUS Discriminalis — dicta est quae capillos mulierum ante frontem dividit, Nonius. Qui ornatus discrimen dictum Latinis, (vide infra) ut Graecis διάκειμα et διάνειϚις. Er quidem acu hâc omnes mulieres crinem a fronte dividebant, etiam illae quae operosius ornabantur …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • ACUS Cyprea — apud Trebellium Pollion. fibulam auream cum acu ryprea unam, in Vita Claudii c. 14. ita enim haber Codex Palatinus, ut Gruterus testatur, cum alias nullô sensu legatur Cumacum Cypriam: non ab ullo Cypriorum artificio dicta est, sed ab cypro, h. e …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”