plus petitio

noun
plus pe·​ti·​tio | \ ˈpləspə̇ˈtishēˌō \

Definition of plus petitio

Roman, civil, & Scots law
: a demanding by the plaintiff in his pleading of more than he proves either in amount or as to time or condition of performance

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History and Etymology for plus petitio

Late Latin, from Latin plus more + petitio petition

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“Plus petitio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plus%20petitio. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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