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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Origin and Etymology of 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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