Definition of culpa levissima
Roman & civil law
: negligence arising from the slightest fault : very slight negligence arising from the failure to exercise the most exact care which a most diligent father would exercise under all the circumstances
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Origin and Etymology of culpa levissima
New Latin, literally, slightest negligence
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