delectus

noun de·lec·tus \də̇ˈlektəs\

Definition of delectus

plural

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  1. :  a book of selected passages especially for learners of Latin or Greek

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Origin and Etymology of delectus

Latin, selection, from delectus, past participle of deligere to choose out, select, from de- + -ligere (from legere to gather) — more at legend


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