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nŭrus , ūs (dat. nuru, Tac. A. 6, 29.— Form nŭra , Rénier, Inscr. Afr. 1590), f. for snurus, kindr. with Sanscr. snusha and the Old Germ. snur, Schnur; Gr. νυός,
I.a daughter-in-law.
I. Lit.: “uno animo omnes socrus oderunt nurus,Ter. Hec. 2, 1, 4; Cic. Phil. 2, 24, 58; Verg. A. 2, 501: “jam tua, Laomedon, oritur nurus,” i. e. Aurora, the wife of Tithonus, a son of Laomedon, Ov. F. 6, 729: “matrum nuruumque caterva,id. M. 12, 216; Gai. Inst. 2, 159; Juv. 14, 220.—
II. Transf.
A. A son's betrothed bride, Dig. 23, 2, 12.—
B. The wife of a grandson or great-grandson, Dig. 23, 2, 14; ib. 2, 8, 2. —
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