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Meaning of GRADUS

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gra"dus\, n. [From L. gradus ad Parnassum a step to
Parnassus.]
A dictionary of prosody, designed as an aid in writing Greek
or Latin poetry.

      He set to work . . . without gradus or other help. --T.
                                               Hughes.

 

 

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