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1. ānus, i, m. [for as-nus; cf. Sanscr. ās, = to sit, seat one’s self; ἧμαι (Dor. ἧσμαι) κάθ-ημαι, Varr.; others refer it to 2. anus, from its form], the posteriors, fundament.
- I. Lit., * Cic. Fam. 9, 22; Cels. 7, 30; Scrib. Comp. 227.
- II. Meton., disease of the anus, piles, hemorrhoids (eccl. Lat.): quinque anos aureos facietis, i. e. representations of, Vulg. 1 Reg. 6, 5 bis; 6, 11; 6, 17.
* 2. ānus, i, m. [related to 2. an- = ἀμφί; prim. signif. a rounding, a circular form; hence also 1. anulus; cf. Varr. L. L. 6, 8, p. 76 Müll.], an iron ring for the feet, Plaut. Men. 1, 1, 9.