res universitatis

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

Definition of res universitatis

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of res universitatis

Latin


First Known Use: 1684


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