-eus

noun combining form

-e·​us
ēəs
plural -ei
ēˌī
also -euses
: muscle that constitutes, has the form of, or joins a (specified) part, thing, or structures
gluteus
rhomboideus
iliococcygeus

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin, adjective suffix, composed of, of the nature of, or resembling (a specified substance)

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“-eus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-eus. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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