discus: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (dis'kus), [key]
— pl. dis•cus•es, dis•ci
- a circular disk more than 7 in. (18 cm) in diameter and 2.2 lb. (1 kg) in weight, usually wooden with a metal rim and thicker in the center than at the edge, for throwing for distance in athletic competition.
- the sport of throwing this disk for distance.
- discus (Thesaurus)