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

First Known Use of jus sanguinis

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jus sanguinis

Latin, right of blood

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jus sanguinis

noun
jus san·​gui·​nis | \-ˈsaŋ-gwi-nis, -ˈsäŋ-gwē-ˌnēs \

Legal Definition of jus sanguinis 

: a rule of law that a child's citizenship is determined by that of his or her parents

History and Etymology for jus sanguinis

Latin, right of blood

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