descriptio personae

noun
de·​scrip·​tio per·​so·​nae | \ də̇ˈskripshēˌōpə(r)ˈsō(ˌ)nē \

Definition of descriptio personae

: matter merely descriptive of the persons of the parties and not essential to the validity of a legal document — compare designatio personae

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History and Etymology for descriptio personae

Latin, description of the person

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“Descriptio personae.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/descriptio%20personae. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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