jus naturale


noun Roman Law.

  1. See under jus civile.

noun Roman Law.

  1. the rules and principles of law derived from the customs and legislation of Rome, as opposed to those derived from the customs of all nations (jus gentium) or from fundamental ideas of right and wrong implicit in the human mind (jus naturale).

noun

  1. the civil law of the Roman state
  2. the body of law derived from the principles of this lawCompare jus gentium, jus naturale

noun Roman law

  1. (originally) a system of law based on fundamental ideas of right and wrong; natural law
  2. (in later usage) another term for jus gentium

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