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sensu stricto

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adverb sen·su stric·to \ˈsen-(ˌ)sü-ˈstrik-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of sensu stricto

  1. :  in a narrow or strict sense



Origin and Etymology of sensu stricto

New Latin


First Known Use: 1902


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