per saltum

adverb (or adjective) per sal·tum \(¦)pər¦sȯltəm, (ˈ)per¦säl-\

Definition of per saltum

  1. :  by a leap, spring, or bound :  at a single bound; specifically :  without intermediate stages per saltum evolution

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Origin and Etymology of per saltum

Latin


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