Noah Webster’s 1828 Dictionary
UVEOUS — UXORIOUSNESS
UVEOUS, a. [L. uva, a grape. Resembling a grape. The uveous coat of the eye, or uvea, is the posterior lamin of the iris; so called by the ancients, because in the animals which they dissected, it resembles an unripe grape.]
UVULA, n. [L.] A soft round spungy body, suspended from the palate near the foramina of the nostrils, over the glottis.
The small conical body projecting from the middle of the soft palate.