homo legalis

ho·​mo le·​ga·​lis | \ ¦hō(ˌ)mōlə̇ˈgalə̇s, -gäl-, -gāl- \

Definition of homo legalis

: one whose status as a citizen or member of a community is recognized in law : a legal person

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History and Etymology for homo legalis

Medieval Latin

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“Homo legalis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homo%20legalis. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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