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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History and Etymology for venia aetatis

Latin, literally, privilege of age

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“Venia aetatis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/venia%20aetatis. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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