Definition of rectius in English:

rectius

adverb

  • As a parenthetical insertion used to introduce a word or phrase as a more correct version of that which precedes the insertion: more correctly, more properly called.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in William Patten (d. ?1598), author. From classical Latin rectius, comparative of rectē.

Pronunciation

rectius

/ˈrɛktɪəs/