noun adi·tio \ə-ˈdi-shē-ˌō\

Definition of aditio



Roman law

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of aditio

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

First Known Use: 1762

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a brief usually trivial fact

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