quaestio

noun quaes·tio \ˈkwīstēˌō\

Definition of quaestio

plural

quaestiones

  1. 1 :  a criminal inquisition or trial under Roman law

  2. 2 quaestiones plural :  the commissions for the trial of various offenses under Roman law or the proceedings before such commissions; also :  criminal courts or tribunals

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Origin and Etymology of quaestio

Latin quaestion-, quaestio question, quaestio — more at question


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