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Latin word ictus comes from Latin ico (I hit, strike or smite. I stab or sting.).

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Ictus detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ico Latin (lat) I hit, strike or smite. I stab or sting.
ictus Latin (lat) (prosody, music) a beating time, a beat. A beat of the pulse. A blow, stroke, stab, thrust, bite, sting. A striking, playing on the lyre. A stroke of lightning, lightning. An attack, shot. The stroke of a wing.