Definition of gradus in English:

gradus

noungraduses

historical
  • A manual of classical prosody formerly used in schools to help in writing Greek and Latin verse.

Origin

Mid 18th century Latin, from Gradus ad Parnassum ‘Step(s) to Parnassus’, the title of one such manual.

Pronunciation

gradus

/ˈɡreɪdəs/