lex scripta

[ leks skrip-tuh ]
/ lɛks ˈskrɪp tə /

noun Law.

written law; statute law.

Origin of lex scripta

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

lex scripta


noun

the written law; statute law

Word Origin for lex scripta

from Latin
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