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anus

the excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal
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anus

[′ā·nəs]
(anatomy)
The posterior orifice of the alimentary canal.
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Anusim said the warning was necessary because floodwaters could carry dangerous reptiles, such as snakes, scorpions and ants, among others.
We also cannot make assumptions about why he used the Hebrew term "Bnei Anusim," when he could have used only the English explanation.
While such so-called "secret Jews," or "Anusim" in Hebrew, whose families assimilated into various north and south American cultures hundreds of years ago after journeying to the New World are more and more known, this is the first time an Indian tribe has shown the gene.
Netanya has a new Academic College, and the college is being enriched by the addition of an International Institute for Secret Jews (Anusim) Studies.
Netanel Miles-Yepez (Jewish/Sufi) is descended from a Sefardi family of crypto-Jews (anusim, "forced" converts), tracing their ancestry from Mexico back to medieval Portugal and Spain.
Moreover, Jews who were forced into baptism (anusim) or who willfully surrendered to it (meshumadim) should best be referred to as conversos or cristaos novos [New Christians] (Studemund-Halevy [personal information]).