reus

noun re·us \ˈrēəs\
variants: less commonly

rea

\-ēə\

Definition of reus

plural

rei

\-ēˌī\ also

reae

\-ēˌē\

Roman, civil, & canon law

  1. :  defendant 2 —opposed to actor

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Origin and Etymology of reus

reus from Latin; rea from Latin, feminine of reus; perhaps akin to Latin res thing, fact — more at real


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