Terminus Definition

tûrmə-nəs
termini, terminuses
noun
termini
A boundary or limit.
Webster's New World
An end; final point; extremity or goal.
Webster's New World
Either end of a transportation line, or a station or town located there; terminal.
Webster's New World
A boundary stone or marker.
Webster's New World
The deity presiding over boundaries and landmarks.
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pronoun

(Roman mythology) Was the god of boundaries and landmarks, focus of the important Roman festival of Terminalia.

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anagram

Runtimes, run times.

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Other Word Forms of Terminus

Noun

Singular:
terminus
Plural:
termini, terminuses

Origin of Terminus

  • From Latin terminus (“boundary, limit"). From the god Terminus who presided over boundaries.

    From Wiktionary

  • From terminus (“a boundary or border, a limit or point")

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin

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

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