[loh-koo s klahs-si-koo s; English loh-kuh s klas-i-kuh s]
- classical source: a passage commonly cited to illustrate or explain a subject or word.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
- an authoritative and often quoted passage from a standard work
Word Origin for locus classicus
Latin: classical place
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012