Definition of quasi delict
1 Roman law : a wrong not arising out of a contract and implied and made actionable by praetorian edict though not previously recognized as a delictum
2 civil & Scots law : a wrong not arising out of a contract, implied under the circumstances, and made actionable as a matter of public policy rather than on account of any deliberately wrongful conduct or intention
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Origin and Etymology of quasi delict
Late Latin quasi delictum, from Latin quasi + delictum fault
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