ultimus heres

noun
ul·​ti·​mus he·​res | \¦u̇ltəməsˈhāˌrās\
variants: or ultimus haeres \-​ˈhīˌ-​ \

Definition of ultimus heres 

: the last heir in feudal law often applied to the sovereign as taking property when other capable heirs fail

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History and Etymology for ultimus heres

Medieval Latin

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