propter defectum sanguinis

adverb
propter defectum san·​gui·​nis | \ -ˈsaŋgwənə̇s \

Definition of propter defectum sanguinis

: for lack of an heir escheat an estate propter defectum sanguinis

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History and Etymology for propter defectum sanguinis

Medieval Latin, on account of lack of blood kin

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“Propter defectum sanguinis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/propter%20defectum%20sanguinis. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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