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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,
I.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.
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