au jus

adjective \ ō-ˈzhü(s) , -ˈjüs ; ō-zhᵫ \

Definition of au jus

of meat
: served in the juice obtained from roasting

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Origin and Etymology of au jus

French, literally, with juice


jus gentium

noun jus gen·ti·um \ ˈyüs-ˈgen-tē-əm \

Definition of jus gentium

Origin and Etymology of jus gentium

Latin, law of nations


jus sanguinis

noun jus san·gui·nis \ ˈyüs-ˈsäŋ-gwə-nəs \

Definition of jus sanguinis

: a rule that a child's citizenship is determined by its parents' citizenship

Origin and Etymology of jus sanguinis

Latin, right of blood


jus soli

noun jus so·li \ ˈyüs-ˈsō-ˌlē \

Definition of jus soli

: a rule that the citizenship of a child is determined by the place of its birth

Origin and Etymology of jus soli

Latin, right of the soil


jus divinum

Latin noun phrase jus di·vi·num \ ˌyüs-di-ˈwē-ˌnu̇m \

Definition of jus divinum

: divine law

jus abutendi

noun jus ab·u·ten·di \ -ˌabyəˈtendē , -ˌdī \

Definition of jus abutendi

Roman & civil law
: a right to make full use of property even to wasting or destroying it : absolute and unlimited ownership with the power of free alienation — compare jus utendi

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Origin and Etymology of jus abutendi

Latin, right of abusing


jus aedilium

noun jus ae·di·li·um \ -ēˈdilēəm \
variants: or jus aedilicium \-ˌēdəˈlis(h)ēəm\

Definition of jus aedilium

Roman law
: the law of the curule aediles set forth in their edicts usually relating to police and market regulations

Origin and Etymology of jus aedilium

Latin, law of the aediles or law of an aedile


jus albanagii

noun jus al·ba·na·gii \ -ˌalbəˈnājēˌī \

Definition of jus albanagii

Origin and Etymology of jus albanagii

Medieval Latin, right of alien confiscation


jus angariae

noun jus an·ga·ri·ae \ -(ˌ)aŋˈga(a)rēˌē \

Definition of jus angariae

: angary

Origin and Etymology of jus angariae

Late Latin, literally, right of angaria


jus canonicum

noun jus ca·non·i·cum \ -kəˈnänə̇kəm \

Definition of jus canonicum

Origin and Etymology of jus canonicum

Medieval Latin


jus civile

noun jus ci·vi·le \ -səˈvī(ˌ)lē \

Definition of jus civile

Origin and Etymology of jus civile

Latin


jus commercii

noun jus com·mer·cii \ -kəˈmərshēˌī \

Definition of jus commercii

Roman & civil law
: a right to make contracts, acquire, hold, and transfer property, and have business dealings

Origin and Etymology of jus commercii

Latin, right of commerce


jus commune

noun jus com·mu·ne \ -kəˈmyü(ˌ)nē \

Definition of jus commune

1 : the common law of England
2 : the common or public law or right as opposed to the jus singulare established for special cases

Origin and Etymology of jus commune

Latin


jus conubii

noun jus co·nu·bii
variants: or jus connubii \-kəˈn(y)übēˌī\

Definition of jus conubii

1 : connubium 2
2 : the body of rules and conventions of a people or community governing intermarriage

Origin and Etymology of jus conubii

Latin, literally, right of marriage, right of intermarriage


jus deliberandi

noun jus de·li·be·ran·di \ -də̇ˌlibəˈrandē , -nˌdī \

Definition of jus deliberandi

Roman & civil law
: a right granted to an heir to take a certain time to decide whether to accept the inheritance or not

Origin and Etymology of jus deliberandi

Latin, right of deliberating


jus ecclesiasticum

noun jus ec·cle·si·as·ti·cum \ -ə̇ˌklēzēˈastə̇kəm , -eˌk- \

Definition of jus ecclesiasticum

: ecclesiastical law

Origin and Etymology of jus ecclesiasticum

Late Latin


jus edicendi

noun jus edi·cen·di \ -ˌedəˈsendē , -nˌdī \

Definition of jus edicendi

Roman law
: a right belonging to the curule aediles, praetors, and quaestors and presidents in the provinces of making edicts

Origin and Etymology of jus edicendi

Latin, right of decreeing


jus fruendi

noun jus fru·en·di \ -früˈendē , -ˌdī \

Definition of jus fruendi

Roman & civil law
: a right of enjoyment of another's property without destroying its substance

Origin and Etymology of jus fruendi

Latin, right of enjoying


jus honorarium

noun jus ho·no·ra·ri·um \ -ˌänəˈra(a)rēəm \

Definition of jus honorarium

Roman law
: the law established by the edicts of the magistrates consisting chiefly of the praetorian law and the law of the curule aediles

Origin and Etymology of jus honorarium

Latin, magisterial law


jus in personam

noun jus in per·so·nam \ ˈjˈəˌsinpə(r)ˈsōˌnam \

Definition of jus in personam

: a right of legal action against or to enforce a legal duty of a particular person or group of persons — compare jus in rem

Origin and Etymology of jus in personam

Latin, right against a person


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