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a suffix occurring in Latin scientific names and in the corresponding loanwords in English: nucleus.
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La Royne et mons de Morvillier trettent eus deus seulz avecques eus, ce sont aujourdhuy les grans cous.History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird
Eus'tace (Jack), the lover of Lucinda, and "a very worthy young fellow," of good character and family.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
This tense is formed on us, eus, es (Breton euz), one of the forms of the third person singular of the verb substantive.A Handbook of the Cornish Language|Henry Jenner
Orpheus, and other proper names ending in -eus, form the Vocative Singular in -eu (Orpheu, etc.).New Latin Grammar|Charles E. Bennett
But these 'eus' and 'ous' cause dire misery to all foreigners.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt