casus fortuitus

noun casus for·tu·i·tus \-(ˌ)fȯrˈtüətəs, -ˈtyü-\

Definition of casus fortuitus


casus fortuiti

\-üəˌtē, -ī\
  1. :  an accident or chance :  an inevitable accident — compare act of god

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Origin and Etymology of casus fortuitus

New Latin, fortuitous event

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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