uxor [uhk-sawr, -sohr, uhg-zawr, -zohr] Examples noun Latin.
- wife (used chiefly in the legal phrase et uxor).
et uxor [et uhk-sawr, -sohr, uhg-zawr, -zohr] Latin.
- and wife (used chiefly in its abbreviated form, in legal abstracts of title). Abbreviation: et ux.
Examples from the Web for uxor Historical Examples of uxor
The use of the word “uxor” is no certain proof that he was alive at the time.
Mrs. C. C. Stopes
Uxor is the ordinary, marita a poetical, expression for a wife.
I was much pleased with his ‘uxor Sabina qualis,’ and the poet’s modest mansion, so unlike the habitation of ordinary rustics.
Concubina enim tua fieri pudica mulier nolebat, uxor volebat.
J. H. Merle d’Aubigné
A little later these genitives were followed by the letter f (for flius or flia) or uxor, to denote the relationship.
Harold Whetstone Johnston