Definitions

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

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

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  • adverb taxonomy (Often abbreviated: s.s., s. str., sens. str. or sens. strict) In the narrow sense. Added after a taxon to mean the taxon is being used in the sense of the original author, or without taxa which may otherwise be associated with it.

Etymologies

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

[Latin sēnsū strictō : sēnsū, ablative of sēnsus, sense; see sense + strictō, ablative of strictus, tight, strict; see strict.]

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From Latin sēnsū strictō ("in the narrow sense").

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