cultus

noun
cul·​tus | \ ˈkəl-təs How to pronounce cultus (audio) \

Definition of cultus

: cult

First Known Use of cultus

1640, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cultus

Latin, adoration

Learn More About cultus

Dictionary Entries Near cultus

culturology

cultus

cultus image

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for cultus

Cite this Entry

“Cultus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cultus. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Commonly Confused Words Quiz

  • vector image of a face with thought expression
  • I went to the ______ store to buy a birthday card.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!