lex publica

noun
lex pu·​bli·​ca | \ (ˈ)lekˈspüblə̇kə, -ˈspəb- \

Definition of lex publica

1 Roman law : a law passed by a popular assembly
2 Roman law : a written law

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History and Etymology for lex publica

Medieval Latin, public law

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“Lex publica.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lex%20publica. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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