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

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History and Etymology for jus edicendi

Latin, right of decreeing

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