utrubi

noun ut·ru·bi \ˈə‧trəˌbī\

Definition of utrubi

plural

-s

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of utrubi

Latin, in which of two places, from uter which of two + ubi where, in what place; from the wording of the interdict — more at whether, ubiquity


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