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acus (s) (noun), acuses (pl)
A needle: a needlelike instrument: The acus Dr. Fiske had was for sewing up the wound following the surgical operation.
This entry is located in the following units: acuto-, acut-, acuti-, acu-, -cusis; also, agu- (page 3) Latin Proverbs, Mottoes, Phrases, and Words: Group A (page 6)
(Greek > Latin: suffix; from French -aque, or directly from Latin -acus, from Greek -akos forming adjectives. This suffix was used to form names of arts and sciences in Greek and it is now generally used to form new names of sciences in English; meanings, "related to, of the nature of, pertaining to, referring to")