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Webster 1828 Edition


Acus

A'CUS

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Noun.
[L.]
1.
The needle-fish,or gar-fish.
2.
The ammodyte or sand eel.
3.
The oblong cimex.

Definition 2022


acus

acus

Latin

Noun

acus f (genitive acūs); fourth declension

  1. a needle, a pin
  2. bodkin

Inflection

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative acus acūs
genitive acūs acuum
dative acuī acibus
accusative acum acūs
ablative acū acibus
vocative acus acūs

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Italian: ago
  • Romanian: ac
  • Sardinian: àcu
  • Vulgar Latin: *acūcla (see there for further descendants)

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