jus edicendi

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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“Jus edicendi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jus%20edicendi. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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