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de bonis non

adjective de bo·nis non \dē-ˈbō-nis-ˈnän, dā-ˈbō-nēs-ˈnȯn\

Legal Definition of de bonis non

  1. :  concerning the goods of a decedent that are not yet administered — see also administrator de bonis non at administrator

Origin and Etymology of de bonis non

short for de bonis non administratis, from Medieval Latin, of the goods not administered (by the executor)

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to cast off or become cast off

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