quaestio

noun quaes·tio \ ˈkwīstēˌō \

Definition of quaestio

plural quaestiones
1 :a criminal inquisition or trial under Roman law
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


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