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genū ūs (gen. genū, O.; plur. genua, disyl. V.), n

cf. γόνυ, a knee : Fine genūs vestem succincta, O.: aquam genūs tenus alta, L.: genu terram tangere: dumque virent genua, H.: genuum iunctura, knee-joint , O.: genuum orbis, knee-pan , O.: ad genua accidit, T.: genua amplexus, V.: nixi genibus, on their knees , L.: genibus minor, i. e. kneeling , H.: genua incerare deorum, i. e. place tablets with prayers , Iu.

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