Definition of gradus in English:

gradus

nounPlural graduses

historical
  • A manual of classical prosody formerly used in schools to help in writing Greek and Latin verse.

Origin

Mid 18th century: Latin, from Gradus ad Parnassum ‘Step(s) to Parnassus’, the title of one such manual.

Pronunciation

gradus

/ˈɡreɪdəs/