aditio

noun
adi·​tio | \ ə-ˈdi-shē-ˌō \
plural -s

Definition of aditio

Roman law
: the informal acceptance by an outsider of heirship broadly : the vesting of the inheritance in an heir to a testate or intestate estate or the entering into the inheritance

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First Known Use of aditio

1762, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aditio

Late Latin, from Latin, approach, from aditus (past participle) + -io -ion

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“Aditio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aditio. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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