crimen falsi

noun

cri·​men fal·​si
ˈkrī-mən-ˈfȯl-ˌsī, ˈkrē-men-ˈfäl-sē
: a crime (as perjury or fraud) involving deceit or falsification

Word History

Etymology

Latin, literally, crime of falsehood

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“Crimen falsi.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/crimen%20falsi. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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