sensu strictosensu stric·to
In a narrow sense; with a narrow interpretation.
Origin of sensu strictoLatin sēnsū strictō sēnsū ablative of sēnsus sense ; see sense . strictō ablative of strictus tight, strict ; see strict .
- (taxonomy) (Often abbreviated: s.s., s. str., sens. str. or sens. strict.) In the narrow sense. Added after a taxon to mean the taxon is being used in the sense of the original author, or without taxa which may otherwise be associated with it.
From Latin sÄ“nsÅ« strictÅ (“in the narrow sense").