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jus

Legal Definition of jus

Etymology

    Latin Origin

Noun

  1. Word which, in Roman law, meant the law or a right. Also spelt "ius" in some English translations. For example, public law was called "ius publicum" and private law was called "ius privatum."

Etymology

    Latin origin

Related terms


Definition of jus

Noun (Latin)

jūs (genitive jūris); n, third declension

  1. Medieval spelling of ius.

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