Words ending with cus

3 letter words ending with cus

  • cus — (informal) because.

4 letter words ending with cus

  • acus — Surgery. a needle, especially one used in a surgical operation.
  • ecus — the shield carried by a mounted man-at-arms in the Middle Ages.

5 letter words ending with cus

  • accus — accusative
  • arcus — an arcus senilis
  • ascus — a saclike structure that produces (usually) eight ascospores during sexual reproduction in ascomycetous fungi such as yeasts and mildews
  • cocus — Brya ebenus, a Caribbean flowering tree.
  • decus — Digital Equipment Computer Users Society

6 letter words ending with cus

  • abacus — An abacus is a frame used for counting. It has rods with sliding beads on them.
  • aeacus — a king of Aegina who, after he dies, becomes one of the three judges of the dead in the lower world, with Minos and Rhadamanthus
  • amicus — an abbreviation of amicus curiae
  • amycus — a son of Poseidon and one of the Meliae, known for his ruthlessness and his skill at boxing.
  • caucus — A caucus is a group of people within an organization who share similar aims and interests or who have a lot of influence.

7 letter words ending with cus

  • -coccus — coccus
  • ampycus — a son of Pelias, husband of Chloris, and father of Mopsus.
  • apercus — a hasty glance; a glimpse.
  • cyzicus — an ancient Greek colony in NW Asia Minor on the S shore of the Sea of Marmara: site of Alcibiades' naval victory over the Peloponnesians (410 bc)
  • defocus — to go or cause to go out of focus

8 letter words ending with cus

  • agaricus — any mushroom of the genus Agaricus, comprising the meadow mushrooms and a commercially grown species, A. brunnescens.
  • amaracus — a genus of herbaceous plant with fragrant flowers
  • americus — a city in SW central Georgia.
  • apofocus — Apocenter.
  • damascus — the capital of Syria, in the southwest: reputedly the oldest city in the world, having been inhabited continuously since before 2000 bc. Pop: 2 317 000 (2005 est)

9 letter words ending with cus

  • abaciscus — Architecture. a small abacus.
  • autofocus — a device that focuses a lens, camera, etc. automatically
  • autolycus — a crater in the NW quadrant of the moon about 38 km in diameter and 3000 m deep
  • canonicus — c1565–1647, Narragansett leader: yielded Rhode Island to Roger Williams 1636.
  • caratacus — died ?54 ad, British chieftain: led an unsuccessful resistance against the Romans (43–50)

10 letter words ending with cus

  • alexicacus — an epithet of Apollo, meaning “averter of evil,” in reference to his dispelling a plague that afflicted the Athenian forces in the Peloponnesian War.
  • ascococcus — (biology) A form of micrococcus, found in putrid meat infusions, occurring in peculiar masses, each of which is enclosed in a hyaline capsule and contains a large number of spherical micrococci.
  • caractacus — flourished a.d. c50, British chieftain who opposed the Romans.
  • catholicus — catholicos.
  • copernicus — Nicolaus (ˌnɪkəˈleɪəs). Polish name Mikołaj Kopernik. 1473–1543, Polish astronomer, whose theory of the solar system (the Copernican system) was published in 1543

11 letter words ending with cus

  • coude-focus — a telescope in which light from the primary mirror is reflected along the polar axis to additional mirrors, and in which the focus (coudé focus) is independent of the telescope's motion, permitting the use of heavy instruments without disturbing the delicate balance of the telescope.
  • cysticercus — an encysted larval form of many tapeworms, consisting of a head (scolex) inverted in a fluid-filled bladder
  • diplococcus — any of several spherical bacteria occurring in pairs, as Diplococcus pneumoniae.
  • hocus-pocus — a meaningless chant or expression used in conjuring or incantation.
  • micrococcus — any spherical bacterium of the genus Micrococcus, occurring in irregular masses, many species of which are pigmented and are saprophytic or parasitic.

12 letter words ending with cus

  • cryptococcus — any fungus of the genus Cryptococcus, some of which cause disease in animals and humans
  • dryopithecus — an extinct genus of generalized hominoids that lived in Europe and Africa during the Miocene Epoch and whose members are characterized by small molars and incisors.
  • echinococcus — any of a number of tapeworms of the genus Echinococcus whose larvae are parasitic in humans and domestic animals.
  • enterococcus — A streptococcus of a group that occurs naturally in the intestine but causes inflammation and blood infection if introduced elsewhere in the body (e.g., by injury or surgery).
  • oreopithecus — a genus of fossil primate from the Miocene coal deposits of Italy, formerly considered to be a possible hominid.

13 letter words ending with cus

  • kenyapithecus — a genus of fossil hominoids of middle Miocene age found in Kenya and having large molars, small incisors, and powerful chewing muscles.
  • meningococcus — a reniform or spherical bacterium, Neisseria meningitidis, that causes cerebrospinal meningitis.
  • streptococcus — any of several spherical or oval bacteria of the genus Streptococcus, occurring in pairs or chains, certain species of which are pathogenic for humans, causing scarlet fever, tonsillitis, etc.

14 letter words ending with cus

  • cryptoporticus — a covered passage, as one underground, lighted on one side.
  • ecclesiasticus — a book of the Apocrypha. Abbreviation: Ecclus.
  • staphylococcus — any of several spherical bacteria of the genus Staphylococcus, occurring in pairs, tetrads, and irregular clusters, certain species of which, as S. aureus, can be pathogenic for humans.

15 letter words ending with cus

  • aegyptopithecus — a genus of extinct anthropoid ape of the Oligocene Period known from remains found in Egypt.
  • eleutherococcus — a shrub, Eleutherococcus senticosus, which is found in Siberia and which is used in herbal medicine. It supposedly increases stamina and boosts the immune system
  • gigantopithecus — a genus of extinct ape of southern Asia existing during the Pliocene and Pleistocene epochs, known only from very large fossil jaws and teeth and believed to be perhaps the biggest hominoid that ever lived.

16 letter words ending with cus

  • australopithecus — an extinct genus of small-brained,large-toothed bipedal hominids that lived in Africa between one and four million years ago.
  • chinese-hibiscus — Also called Bengal rose. a rose, Rosa chinensis, of China, having slightly fragrant crimson, pink, or white flowers.

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