alieni juris

adjective
ali·​e·​ni ju·​ris | \ ˌalēˈēˌnīˈju̇rə̇s, ˌälēˈā(ˌ)nēˈyu̇-\

Definition of alieni juris

 (Entry 1 of 2)

law
: subject to the authority of another opposed to sui juris

homo alieni juris

noun
\ ˈhō(ˌ)mō+\

Definition of homo alieni juris (Entry 2 of 2)

: a person under the control of another opposed to homo sui juris

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First Known Use of alieni juris

Adjective

1825, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alieni juris

Adjective

Latin, of another's law

Noun

Latin

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