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Lewis : unio

unio,² ūnĭo, ōnis, f. and m. id.. Fem The number one, oneness, unity (eccl Lat.): decas decimā unione completur, Hier. in Amos, 2, 5, 5; Tert. Monog. 4; id Res. Carn. 2 fin.A unity, union (late Lat.): Maria Dei unione fecunda, Hier. Ep 22, 19; 18, 14.

Transf., concr. Masc., a single large pearl (cf. margarita), Plin. 9, 35, 56, § 112; 9, 35, 59, § 122; Sen. Ben. 7, 9, 4; Mart. 8, 81, 4; 12, 49, 13.

Fem.: Cleopatranae, Treb. XXX. Tyrann. 32 fin.Fem., a kind of single onion caepam, quam vocant unionem rustici. Col. 12, 10, 1.