Definitions of Gradus

  1. A dictionary of prosody, designed as an aid in writing Greek or Latin poetry. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A dictionary of Greek or Latin prosody. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. A dictionary of Greek or Latin prosody, usually called "Gradus ad Parnassum". Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. A dictionary for Latin or Greek verse-making, the full title being gradus ad Parnassum, a step to Parnassus, the abode of the Muses. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5. In the civil and old English law. A measure of space. A degree of relationship.A step or degree generally; e. g., gradus lionorum, degrees of honor. Vicat. A pulpit; a year; a generation. Du Cange. A port; any place where a vessel can be brought to land. Du Cange. thelawdictionary.org
  6. This is a Latin word, literally signifying a step; figuratively it is used to designate a person in the ascending or descending line, in genealogy; a degree. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  7. Dictionary of Latin prosody used in schools to help in writing Latin verse. Concise Oxford Dictionary