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sūs , sŭis (nom. suis, Prud. adv. Symm. 2, 813;
I.gen. sueris, Plaut. ap. Fest. s. v. spectile, p. 330 Müll.; cf. Varr. L. L. 5, § 110 ib.; dat. plur. subus, Lucr. 5, 969; 6, 974; 6, 977; Plin. 29, 4, 23, § 75: “suibus,Varr. R. R. 2, 1, 5), comm. Gr. ὗς; O. H. Germ. sū; Engl. sow, swine.
I. A swine, hog, pig, boar, sow, Varr. R. R. 2, 1, 5: “ferus et fera,id. ib. 8, 78; Cic. N. D. 2, 64, 160; id. Div. 1, 13, 23; 1, 17, 31; Ov. F. 4, 414; Hor. Ep. 1, 2, 26; 2, 2, 75 al.—Prov.: “sus Minervam (sc. docet) in proverbio est, ubi quis id docet alterum, cujus ipse inscius est,Fest. p. 310 Müll.: “etsi non sus Minervam, ut aiunt, tamen inepte, quisquis Minervam docet,Cic. Ac. 1, 5, 18: “etsi sus Minervam,id. Fam. 9, 18, 3: “docebo sus, ut aiunt, oratorem eum, quem, etc.,id. de Or. 2, 57, 233; cf.: “sus artium repertricem (docet),Hier. Ep. 46, 1.—
II. A kind of fish, Ov. Hal. 132.
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