Meaning of lituus
Pronunciation: (lit'y-us), [key]
— pl. lit•u•i
- a polar curve generated by the locus of a point moving so that the square of its radius vector varies inversely as the angle the radius vector makes with the polar axis. Equation: = a. &thgr;r
- (in ancient Rome) a crook-shaped staff used by augurs for divination.