plural -s
: an interdict in Roman and civil law for deciding the right of possession of movables and preserving things in statu quo pending the decision compare uti possidetis

Word History


Latin, in which of two places, from uter which of two + ubi where, in what place; from the wording of the interdict

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“Utrubi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/utrubi. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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