Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb In a broad sense; with a broad interpretation.

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  • adjective taxonomy In the broad sense.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin sēnsū lātō : sēnsū, ablative of sēnsus, sense; see sense + lātō, ablative of lātus, broad, wide.]

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From Latin sēnsū lātō ("in the broad sense").

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  • The term sensu lato means with (in) a broad sense.

    June 19, 2012