locus classicus

noun locus clas·si·cus \ -ˈkla-si-kəs \

Definition of locus classicus

plural loci classici play \-ˈkla-sə-ˌsī, -ˌkī, -ˌkē\
1 : a passage that has become a standard for the elucidation of a word or subject
2 : a classic case or example

Origin and Etymology of locus classicus

New Latin


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