legalis homo

noun le·ga·lis ho·mo \lə̇¦gälə̇sˈhō(ˌ)mō\

Definition of legalis homo

plural

legales homines

\-ä(ˌ)lāsˈhȯməˌnās\
  1. :  one possessing full legal capacity under Old English law and not debarred of any of his rights in court (as to make oath, testify, and serve as a juror) by outlawry, excommunication, infamy, or disqualification :  one within the protection of the law :  one standing rectus in curia

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Origin and Etymology of legalis homo

Medieval Latin, literally, legal man


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