querela

noun que·re·la \kwəˈrēlə\

Definition of querela

plural

querelae

\-ēˌlē\

civil & ecclesiastic law

  1. 1 :  an action in a court

  2. 2 :  the bill of complaint in a court action

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Origin and Etymology of querela

Medieval Latin, from Latin, complaint — more at quarrel


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