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Meaning of CULTUS

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cul"tus\ (k?l"t?s), n. sing. & pl.; E. pl. {Cultuses}
    (-?z). [L., cultivation, culture. See {Cult}.]
    Established or accepted religious rites or usages of worship;
    state of religious development. Cf. {Cult}, 2.
    
    
  2. \Cul"tus\, a. [See {Cultus cod}.]
    Bad, worth less; no good. [Northwestern U. S.]
    
          ``A bad horse, cultus [no good] !'' he said, beating it
          with his whip.                           --F. H. Balch.
    
    
 

 

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