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- n. An elementary book for learners of Latin or Greek.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A name given to an elementary book for learners of Latin or Greek.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A graduated selection of passages from Latin or Greek authors, usually with notes and a vocabulary, for translation by school-boys: as, a Latin delectus; Valpy's Greek Delectus.
Latin, selection, from deligere, delectum, to select. (Wiktionary)