jus primae noctis

[ juhs prahy-mee nok-tis ]
/ ˈdʒʌs ˈpraɪ mi ˈnɒk tɪs /

noun


Nearby words

  1. jus civile,
  2. jus divinum,
  3. jus gentium,
  4. jus naturale,
  5. jus postliminii,
  6. jus sanguinis,
  7. jus soli,
  8. jusserand,
  9. jusserand, jean jules,
  10. jussive

Origin of jus primae noctis

First recorded in 1885–90

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