: arising from or governed by a statute of the Roman republic with respect to wrongful damage to property
used of a fault or liability in civil and Roman law

Word History


Latin Aquilianus, from C. Aquilius Gallus 1st century b.c. Roman jurist + Latin -anus -an

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“Aquilian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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