pactum legitimum

noun

pactum le·​git·​i·​mum
-lə̇ˈgitəˌmu̇m
plural pacta legitima
-mə
Roman law
: a pactum vestitum made enforceable by an imperial constitution

Word History

Etymology

Latin, lawful pact

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“Pactum legitimum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pactum%20legitimum. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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