condictio indebiti

condictio in·​de·​bi·​ti | \ -ōinˈdebəˌtī, -ˌtē \

Definition of condictio indebiti

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

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History and Etymology for condictio indebiti

Latin, literally, formal claim for something not owed

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