res universitatis

plural noun

res uni·​ver·​si·​ta·​tis
ˈrāˌsünəˌversəˈtätə̇s,
ˈrēˌzünəˌvərsəˈtāt-
: 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

Word History

Etymology

Latin

First Known Use

1684, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of res universitatis was in 1684

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“Res universitatis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/res%20universitatis. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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