aemulatio vicini

noun ae·mu·la·tio vi·ci·ni \ˌī-mü-ˈlä-tē-ˌō-wi-ˈkē-(ˌ)nē\

Definition of aemulatio vicini

plural

aemulationes vicini

\ˌī-mü-ˌlä-tē-ˈō-(ˌ)nās-\

civil & Scots law

  1. :  the exercise of a legal right only to cause annoyance, harm, or injury to another

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Origin and Etymology of aemulatio vicini

Latin, malevolence or jealousy of a neighbor


First Known Use: circa 1722


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