sensu latosen·su la·to
In a broad sense; with a broad interpretation.
Origin of sensu latoLatin s&emacron;ns&umacron; lat&omacron; : s&emacron;ns&umacron;, ablative of s&emacron;nsus, sense; see sense + lat&omacron;, ablative of latus, broad, wide.
- (taxonomy) In the broad sense.
- The circumscription of the family Malvaceae in the APG II system is much broader than previously accepted. The family in its wider circumscription can be indicated as Malvaceae sensu lato.
From Latin sÄ“nsÅ« lÄtÅ (“in the broad sense").