Dictionary

jus sanguinis

noun jus san·gui·nis \-ˈsäŋ-gwə-nəs\

Definition of JUS SANGUINIS

:  a rule that a child's citizenship is determined by its parents' citizenship
ADVERTISEMENT

Origin of JUS SANGUINIS

Latin, right of blood
First Known Use: 1902

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: JussiaeaPrevious Word in the Dictionary: jussAll Words Near: jus sanguinis
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears