See also: mánus
manus (plural manus)
- (formal) A hand, as the part of the fore limb below the forearm in a man, or the corresponding part in other vertebrates.
- (obsolete, Roman law) The power over other people, especially that of a man over his wife.
terms derived from manus
hand — see hand
manus (plural manusok)
- (colloquial) guy, man
manus f (genitive manūs); fourth declension
- (figuratively) bravery, valor
- (figuratively) violence, fighting
- a side, part, faction
- a stake (in dice)
- a thrust with a sword
- paw of an animal
- trunk of an elephant
- branch of a tree
- (military, nautical) grappling hooks used to snare enemy vessels
- group, company, host, multitude of people, especially of soldiers
- power, might
- (law) legal power of a man over his wife
- (law) an arrest
- group of people
- “manus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.