Meaning of multum in parvo in English:

multum in parvo

Pronunciation /ˌmʌltəm ɪn ˈpɑːvəʊ/


  • A great deal in a small space.

    ‘The Pug dog is described as being ‘multum in parvo’ a concise Latin construction, loosely meaning, a lot of dog in a little package.’
    • ‘The Pug should be ‘multum in parvo ’, but this condensation should be shown by compactness of form, well-knit proportions, and hardness of developed muscle.’


Latin, literally ‘much in little’.