- Surgery. a needle, especially one used in a surgical operation.
- aculeus(def 1).
Origin of acus
Examples from the Web for acus
Historical Examples of acus
Amongst these is the Roman fibula, which instead of being made of one piece of metal, is of two pieces—the bow and the acus.Jewellery
H. Clifford Smith,
Family names usually terminate in -ĭd (after Latin patronymics, such as acĭd, sons or descendants of acus).The New Gresham Encyclopedia
The kingdome of Acus is one onely small citie, where they gather cotton which is called Acucu.
For Acus with an aspiration nor without is no word of the countrey.
Aeacus (Ae′acus), one of the judges of hell, with Minos and Rhadamanthus.1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described
Edward S. Ellis