Definition of cestus in English:


Line breaks: ces¦tus
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛstəs/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun (plural cesti /-tʌɪ/)

A belt or girdle, especially one worn by a bride in ancient times.


mid 16th century: Latin, from Greek kestos 'stitched'.

Definition of cestus in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day bimble
Pronunciation: ˈbimbəl
walk or travel at a leisurely pace