venia aetatis

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

Definition of venia aetatis

  1. :  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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