jus honorarium

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

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Latin, magisterial law

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“Jus honorarium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jus%20honorarium. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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