Summa definition

so͝omə, sŭmə
A comprehensive summary of, or treatise on a subject, especially theology or philosophy.
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A comprehensive treatise, especially in philosophy or theology.
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A comprehensive treatise or exposition, as by a medieval scholastic.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
summa
Plural:
summae, summas

Origin of summa

  • Medieval Latin from Latin the whole sum

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin summa.

    From Wiktionary