propter defectum sanguinis

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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