incendium

noun
in·​cen·​di·​um | \ ə̇nˈsendēəm \
plural incendia\ -​ēə \

Definition of incendium

Roman law & Roman Dutch law
: a crime corresponding to but of wider scope than arson in the English common law

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History and Etymology for incendium

Medieval Latin, from Latin, conflagration

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“Incendium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incendium. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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