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meum et tuum

[me-oo m et too-oo m; English mee-uh m et too-uh m, -tyoo-]
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Latin.
  1. mine and thine.
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Examples from the Web for meum

Historical Examples

  • He had a good healthy sense of meum, and as little of tuum as he could help.

    The Way of All Flesh

    Samuel Butler

  • But what on earth has a mere suggestion like this to do with meum and tuum?

  • It was here I received my first remembered lesson in “meum et tuum.”

    Blazing The Way

    Emily Inez Denny

  • Thus loosely does the rule of meum and tuum obtain in the woods.

    Ways of Nature

    John Burroughs

  • Between the two men there was no distinction of meum and tuum.


British Dictionary definitions for meum

meum et tuum

  1. mine and thine: used to express rights to property
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Word Origin

C16: neuter of mēus mine and tuus yours
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