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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], 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. —

C. A young woman, married woman (poet.): inque nurus Parthas dedecus illud eat, Ov. A. A. 3, 248; id. M. 2, 366; id. H. 16, 184; Mart. 4, 75, 2: nurus Latinae, Ov. M. 2, 366; Luc. 1, 146.