noun, plural ex·cur·sus·es, ex·cur·sus.
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This has been a long excursus, and we must get back to our jaunt on the plain.Birds of the Rockies|Leander Sylvester Keyser
But such a retort involves just the dialectic excursus which I am here anxious to avoid.
But the account suggests another and independent question with respect to which I shall make an excursus.
This is not to say, of course, that the excursus in the second stage has been a loss and a defect.Pagan & Christian Creeds|Edward Carpenter
But call it a note or 'excursus,' which is the scholarlike name for notes a little longer than usual, and all will be made right.The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. II (2 vols)|Thomas De Quincey