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a·nus

 (ā′nəs)
n. pl. a·nus·es
The opening at the lower end of the digestive tract through which solid waste is eliminated from the body.

[Middle English, from Latin ānus, ring, anus.]

anus

(ˈeɪnəs)
n
(Anatomy) the excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal.
[C16: from Latin]

a•nus

(ˈeɪ nəs)

n., pl. a•nus•es.
the excretory opening at the lower end of the alimentary canal.
[1650–60; < Latin ānus ring, anus]

a·nus

(ā′nəs)
The opening at the lower end of the alimentary canal through which solid waste is excreted.

anal adjective

anus

The lower end of the rectum, forming the outlet of the alimentary canal. It is normally closed by a sphincter.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anus - the excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal
orifice, porta, opening - an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity; "the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"
rectum - the terminal section of the alimentary canal; from the sigmoid flexure to the anus
arsehole, bunghole, arse, asshole - vulgar slang for anus
imperforate anus - a congenital defect of the anus; there is partial or complete obstruction of the anal opening
anal sphincter, musculus sphincter ani, sphincter ani - the sphincter muscle of the anus

anus

noun
Related words
adjective anal
Translations
شَرْج، إسْت
анус
řiťřitní otvor
anusendetarmsåbningendetarmsåbningen
anusperäaukko
פי הטבעת
गुदा
végbélnyílás
bakraufendaþarmsop
후장
anusculuspodex
išangėišeinamoji anga
anālā atvere, tūplis
anus
análny otvorritný otvor
zadnjik
анус
گدا
hậu mônlỗ đít

anus

[ˈeɪnəs] Nano m

anus

[ˈeɪnəs] nanus m

anus

nAfter m, → Anus m (spec)

anus

[ˈeɪnəs] nano

anus

(ˈeinəs) noun
the hole in your bottom through which solid waste leaves your body.

a·nus

n. ano, orificio del recto.

anus

n (pl anuses) ano
References in periodicals archive ?
While non-Jews called them (euphemistically) cristaos novos (New Christians) or conversos (converts), or pejoratively marranos (pigs), the Jews called themselves "people of the nation," or anusim or bnei ausim (literally, the "raped ones" or "children of the raped ones").
43) He uses two rare Hebrew phrases, translating them for the non-Jewish audience: "bnei anusim, the hidden ones from Mexico who several of their families were forced to convert to Catholicism during the time of the Inquisition," and "Be'chol Lashon (In Every Tongue)," an organization supporting diverse Jewish communities, of which he is among the leadership.
5) More recently, the conservative Rabbinical Assembly has addressed what they label "the return of second generation apostates," which they contextualize with halachic treatment of "an apostate who disavows the apostasy"; the contemporary Society for Jewish Return and Conversion, serving Benei Anusim (generally children of coerced converts, who may have practiced aspects of Judaism in secret), avoids the implications of choosing by speaking, like Hertz, of "formal return/conversion.
We're all bnei anusim [children of forced conversion] and we had our roots stolen from us," she says.