anus


noun, plural a·nus·es. Anatomy.

  1. the opening at the lower end of the alimentary canal, through which the solid refuse of digestion is excreted.

noun

  1. a twining herb, Tropaeolum tuberosum, of the nasturtium family, found in the Andes, having edible tubers and large flowers with yellow petals and red spurs.
  2. the tuber of this plant.

noun

  1. the Akkadian god of heaven.

  1. a suffix occurring in scientific words of Latin origin: Platanus.

noun

  1. the excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canalRelated adjective: anal

noun

  1. Babylonian myth the sky god

abbreviation for

  1. Australian National University
n.

“inferior opening of the alimentary canal,” 1650s, from Old French anus, from Latin anus “ring, anus,” from PIE root *ano- “ring.” So called for its shape; cf. Greek daktylios “anus,” literally “ring (for the finger),” from daktylos “finger.”

n. pl. a•nus•es

  1. The opening at the lower end of the alimentary canal through which solid waste is eliminated from the body.anal orifice fundament

  1. The opening at the lower end of the digestive tract through which solid waste is excreted.

The opening through which feces pass out of the body.

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