pactum de constituto

noun pactum de con·sti·tu·to \-ˌkänstəˈtüt(ˌ)ō\

Definition of pactum de constituto

Roman law

  1. :  a pactum vestitum whereby one promises to pay another's debt on a future day or to give security in consideration of the creditor's giving the debtor additional time

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Origin and Etymology of pactum de constituto

Late Latin, pact of settlement


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