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ambitus


ambitus


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ambitus  \Am"bi*tus\  ([a^]m"b[i^]*t[u^]s),  n.  [L.  See  {Ambit}, 
  {Ambition}.] 
  1.  The  exterior  edge  or  border  of  a  thing  as  the  border  of  a 
  leaf,  or  the  outline  of  a  bivalve  shell. 
 
  2.  (Rom.  Antiq.)  A  canvassing  for  votes.