Definition of Lumbus
1. Noun. Either side of the backbone between the hipbone and the ribs in humans as well as quadrupeds.
Group relationships: Quadruped, Homo, Human, Human Being, Man
Generic synonyms: Body Part
Derivative terms: Lumbar
Medical Definition of Lumbus
1. Synonym: loin. Origin: L. (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lumbus
Literary usage of Lumbus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A New Gazetteer of the United States of America ...: Including by William Darby, Theodore Dwight (1833)
"The second, or sand hill region, with lumbus, and 45 s. к. by к. Cincinnati. It is equal diversity of soil, produces maize and long. 6° 51' "w. ..."