in forma pauperis


in for·ma pau·pe·ris

adjective or adverb \ˌin-ˈfr-mə-ˈp-pə-rəs, -ˈpa-\

Definition of IN FORMA PAUPERIS

:  as a poor person

Origin of IN FORMA PAUPERIS

Latin, in the form of a pauper
First Known Use: 1592

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