laesio enormis

lae·​sio enor·​mis | \ ˈlēshēˌōə̇ˈnȯrmə̇s \
variants: or laesio ultra dimidium \ -​də̇ˈmidēəm \ or laesio ultra duplum \ -​ˈd(y)üpləm \

Definition of laesio enormis

Roman & civil law
: the injury that is suffered by a vendor who has sold something for less than half its value or in some civil-law systems by a purchaser who has bought something at more than double its price and that in most cases gives the right of rescinding the sale

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History and Etymology for laesio enormis

laesio enormis, Late Latin, literally, enormous injury; laesio ultra dimidium, Latin, injury over half; laesio ultra duplum, Latin, injury over double

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