condictio indebiti

noun condictio in·de·bi·ti \-ōinˈdebəˌtī, -ˌtē\

Definition of condictio indebiti

Roman law

  1. :  an action in quasi contract to recover money paid under a mistake usually of fact rather than law

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Origin and Etymology of condictio indebiti

Latin, literally, formal claim for something not owed

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