separatio bonorum

noun sep·a·ra·tio bo·no·rum \ˌsepəˈrätēˌōbəˈnōrəm\

Definition of separatio bonorum

  1. 1 Roman law :  the keeping separate of the estate of a deceased person from that of his heirs or the right of the creditors of the estate to insist on such a separation

  2. 2 Roman law :  the estate of an individual at the time of his death together with any subsequent increment

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Origin and Etymology of separatio bonorum

Late Latin, literally, separation of goods

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a trip made at another's expense

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