legacy by damnation

variants: or legacy per damnationem \ -​ˌdamˌnāshēˈōˌnem \
plural legacies by damnation or legacies per damnationem

Definition of legacy by damnation

: a form in Roman law for declaring a legacy in which the heir is ordered to pay money or deliver property to the legatee in any event or pay its value

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History and Etymology for legacy by damnation

legacy by damnation translation of Latin legatum per damnationem; legacy per damnationem partial translation of Latin legatum per damnationem

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