passus

[ pas-uhs ]

noun,plural pas·sus, pas·sus·es.
  1. a section or division of a story, poem, etc.; canto.

Origin of passus

1
1565–75; <Medieval Latin, Latin: step. See pace1

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passus

/ (ˈpæsəs) /


nounplural -sus or -suses
  1. (esp in medieval literature) a division or section of a poem, story, etc

Origin of passus

1
C16: from Latin: step, pace 1

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