manus definition

  • noun:
    • The distal the main forelimb of a vertebrate, like the wrist and hand or the carpus and forefoot.
    • A hand, because the area of the fore limb underneath the forearm in a person, or even the corresponding component in other vertebrates.
    • The power over other people, specially that a man over his wife.
    • The distal portion for the fore limb, like the carpus and fore foot or hand.
    • The hand.
    • In Roman law: identical to dominium, but additionally used of energy over individuals.
    • More particularly, the power of a Roman spouse over his spouse: as, in manu (of a female), underneath the marital expert.
    • the (prehensile) extremity for the superior limb

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