dies nefastus

noun
dies ne·fas·tus | \-āsneˈfästəs\
plural dies nefasti\-ˌstē \

Definition of dies nefastus 

: a day on which secular activities were forbidden in ancient Rome specifically : a day on which the courts were closed and it was illegal (as for the praetors) to transact public judicial affairs

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History and Etymology for dies nefastus

Latin, literally, noncourt day

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