laesio enormis

noun 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

  1. :  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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