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EXCURSUS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does excursus mean? 

EXCURSUS (noun)
  The noun EXCURSUS has 1 sense:

1. a message that departs from the main subject

  Familiarity information: EXCURSUS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EXCURSUS (noun)


Sense 1excursus [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A message that departs from the main subject

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

digression; divagation; excursus; aside; parenthesis

Hypernyms ("excursus" is a kind of...):

content; message; subject matter; substance (what a communication that is about something is about)


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