sus2 (s.xiii1)

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sus2 (s.xiii1)


[FEW: 12,466b sus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 3335c sus]

See also suer2 (which derives from the declined form suer-) and sue2 (which derives from Middle English soue (from Old English sugu)). All three lexemes ultimately derive from the same Latin etymon sus.


1(Latin?)  zool.mammalslivestockfemalesow, female swine
( MS: s.xiii1 ) suilla: sus / ovina: bof  ii 100.69
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