Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Avoid these words. Seriously.

porus

porus in Medicine

porus po·rus (pôr'əs)
n. pl. po·ri (pôr'ī)
A pore, meatus, or foramen.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for porus
Historical Examples
  • Alexander, in his own letters, has given us an account of his war with porus.

  • So porus, when he was taken captive, begged Alexander to use him as a king.

  • The territory of porus extended to the east as far as the Asikni.

  • Scopus, after seeing Beric well placed, had left him to accompany porus and Lupus.

    Beric the Briton G. A. Henty
  • He was more interested when porus entered the arena, accompanied by Scopus.

    Beric the Briton G. A. Henty
  • "Well, I don't want any easy jobs of that sort," porus said.

    Beric the Briton G. A. Henty
  • We will cross over the crest of the hills to the eastern side, porus.

    Beric the Briton G. A. Henty
  • porus and his companion had spent the morning in gathering flowers.

    Beric the Briton G. A. Henty
  • porus grasped the handle of his dagger and looked menacingly at the farmer.

    Beric the Briton G. A. Henty
  • porus was king of part of the Punjaub, and was conquered by Alexander the Great.

    The Lusiad Lus de Cames

Word of the Day

Nearby words for porus

Word Value for porus

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends