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ferae naturae

[ fee-ree nuh-toor-ee, -tyoor-ee ]
/ ˈfi ri nəˈtʊər i, -ˈtyʊər i /
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adjective Law.
(of animals) wild or undomesticated (distinguished from domitae naturae).
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Origin of ferae naturae

1655–65; <Latin: literally, of a wild nature

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