Salic law

noun

Definition of Salic law 

1 : a rule held to derive from the legal code of the Salic Franks excluding females from the line of succession to a throne

2 : the legal code of the Salic Franks

First Known Use of Salic law

1599, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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