Definition of metalaw
: law that governs the correlative rights and duties of intelligent beings on earth and those intelligent beings that may be found in outer space and that is based on the postulate that those on earth must treat the others as they desire to be treated
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Origin and Etymology of metalaw
meta- + law
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