Definition of locus classicus
loci classiciplay \-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
First Known Use: 1657See Words from the same year
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