Definition of transcursus
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LNS
transcursus, transcursūs
transcurro
noun (m., 4th declension)
  1. a running, darting, flying through
  2. a running through or over, a brief touching upon, cursory mention
Abbreviations
transcursus, ūs, m. transcurro (post-Aug.). Lit., a running, darting, or flying through: fulguris, a flash of lightning, Suet. Aug. 90: avibus maximis minimisque per aera transcursus est, Sen. Q. N. 2, 7, 1.

— Trop., of speech, a running through or over, a brief touching upon, cursory mention: quanto omnia transcursu dicenda sint, Vell. 2, 55, 1: illud etiam in hoc transcursu dicendum est, id. 2, 99, 4; cf.: in hoc transcursu tam artati operis, id. 2, 86, 1; so, in transcursu, cursorily, by the way (cf. obiter), Plin. 3, 5, 6, § 39; 18, 13, 34, § 126; 19, 8, 44, § 154; Aug. in Psa. 57, 16.
 
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