Origin of summa cum laudeL, literally , with the greatest praise
summa cum laudesum·ma cum lau·de
summa cum laude
Origin of summa cum laudeLatin summā cum laude with highest praise summā feminine ablative of summus highest cum with laude ablative of laus praise
- With the highest of three degrees of praise, as noted on a diploma.
- She graduated from the university summa cum laude.