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lex non scripta

[leks-non skrip-tuh, nohn]
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noun Law.
  1. unwritten law; common law.
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Origin of lex non scripta

From the Latin word lēx nōn scrīpta
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British Dictionary definitions for lex non scripta

lex non scripta

noun
  1. the unwritten law; common law
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Word Origin

from Latin
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