adjective bon·i·tar·i·an \ˌbänəˈterēən, -ta(a)r-\
variants: or


Definition of bonitarian

  1. 1 Roman law :  beneficial or equitable rather than statutory, civil, or quiritarian

  2. 2 Roman law :  of or relating to ownership or possession protected not by the jus civile but by praetorian edict

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Origin and Etymology of bonitarian

Latin bonitas goodness (from bonus good + -itas -ity) + English -arian or -ary — more at bounty

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to criticize severely

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