suus heres

noun su·us he·res \ˌsüəsˈhāˌrās\

Definition of suus heres

plural

sui heredes

\ˈsüēhāˈrāˌdās\
  1. 1 Roman law :  an heir (such as a wife, son, daughter or slave) under the paternal power of the decedent at the latter's death

  2. 2 Roman law :  an heir in the family of the decedent at his death who becomes sui juris on succeeding to the decedent's property

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Origin and Etymology of suus heres

Latin, literally, own heir


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