adj. id., of or belonging to steps (post-class.): templum Genii, having steps, Amm. 23, 1: panis, from the steps, i. e. distributed to the poor from an elevated place, Cod. Th. 14, 17, 3 sq. (for which: quem panis alit gradibus dispensus ab altis, Prud. adv. Symm. 1, 584; 2, 948); Schol. Juv. 7, 174.