Definition of crimen extraordinarium
: a crime in Roman law that was considered extraordinary in that punishment was not fixed by earlier written law but was left to the discretion of the judge
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Origin and Etymology of crimen extraordinarium
Late Latin, literally, extraordinary crime
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