venia aetatis

noun ve·nia ae·ta·tis \ ˈvēnēəēˈtātə̇s \

Definition of venia aetatis

: the privilege of age sometimes granted a minor under Roman or civil law, entitling the minor to the rights and liabilities of a person of full age, and resembling emancipation in modern law

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Origin and Etymology of venia aetatis

Latin, literally, privilege of age


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