res universitatis

plural noun
res uni·​ver·​si·​ta·​tis | \ ˈrāˌsünəˌversəˈtätə̇s, ˈrēˌzünəˌvərsəˈtāt- \

Definition of res universitatis

: things belonging under Roman or civil law to a society, corporation, university, or other community or public or private group for the use of the group and not the constituent members thereof

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First Known Use of res universitatis

1684, in the meaning defined above

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“Res universitatis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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