universitas rerum

noun universitas re·rum \-ˈrērəm, -rār-\

Definition of universitas rerum

  1. :  a totality of objects treated in one or more respects as a whole in law

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Origin and Etymology of universitas rerum

Latin, totality of things

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capable of being understood in two ways

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