jus gentium

[ juhs -jen-shee-uhm ]
/ ˈdʒʌs ˈdʒɛn ʃi əm /

noun Roman Law.

See under jus civile.

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Origin of jus gentium

1540–50; <Latin: law of the nations
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British Dictionary definitions for jus gentium

jus gentium
/ (ˈdʒɛntɪəm) /

noun

Roman law those rules of law common to all nations

Word Origin for jus gentium

from Latin
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