sensu stricto

adverb
sen·​su stric·​to | \ ˈsen-(ˌ)sü-ˈstrik-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce sensu stricto (audio) \

Definition of sensu stricto

: in a narrow or strict sense

First Known Use of sensu stricto

1849, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sensu stricto

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“Sensu stricto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sensu%20stricto. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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