gradus(redirected from Pes Sestertius)
Also found in: Legal, Financial.
n, pl -duses
1. (Classical Music) a book of études or other musical exercises arranged in order of increasing difficulty
2. (Poetry) prosody a dictionary or textbook of prosody for use in writing Latin or Greek verse
[C18: shortened from Latin Gradus ad Parnassum a step towards Parnassus, a dictionary of prosody used in the 18th and 19th centuries]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014