lex mercatoria

noun

lex mer·​ca·​to·​ria
-ˌmərkəˈtōrēə
variants or lex mercatorum
-rəm

Word History

Etymology

lex mercatoria from Medieval Latin, literally, mercantile law; lex mercatorum from New Latin, literally, law of merchants

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“Lex mercatoria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lex%20mercatoria. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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