dolus

[ doh-luh s ]
/ ˈdoʊ ləs /
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noun Roman and Civil Law.

fraud; deceit, especially involving or evidencing evil intent (distinguished from culpa): One is always liable for dolus resulting in damages.

Nearby words

  1. dolphinfish,
  2. dolphy,
  3. dols.,
  4. dolt,
  5. dolton,
  6. dom,
  7. dom perignon,
  8. dom.,
  9. dom. rep.,
  10. domagk

Origin of dolus

From Latin

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