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ux·o·ri·ous  audio  (k-sôr-s, -sr-, g-zôr-, -zr-) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
Excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin uxrius, from uxor, wife

OTHER FORMS:
ux·ori·ous·ly(Adverb), ux·ori·ous·ness(Noun)


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