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de mortuis nil nisi bonum

foreign term de mor·tu·is nil ni·si bo·num \dā-ˈmr-t-ˌēs-ˌnēl-ˌni-sē-ˈb-ˌnm\

Definition of DE MORTUIS NIL NISI BONUM

:  of the dead (say) nothing but good

Origin of DE MORTUIS NIL NISI BONUM

Latin

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