Definition of Falcidian. Meaning of Falcidian. Synonyms of Falcidian

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Definition of Falcidian

Falcidian
Falcidian Fal*cid"i*an, a. [L. Falcidius.] Of or pertaining to Publius Falcidius, a Roman tribune. Falcidian law (Civil Law), a law by which a testator was obliged to leave at least a fourth of his estate to the heir. --Burrill.

Meaning of Falcidian from wikipedia

- that the heir, if unwilling to take the inheritance, was allowed by the Falcidian law to refuse it on taking a fourth part only. But the Lex Falcidia enacted...
- greater part of the period of Roman law the heir must also have had his Falcidian fourth in order to induce him to accept the inheritance. In English law...
- estimate of the value of life annuities rose out of the requirements of the Falcidian law, which in 40 B.C. was adopted in the Roman Empire, and which declared...
- the twentieth year is computed to have lasted for thirty years, and the Falcidian portion of that sum shall be reserved. From twenty to twenty-five years...
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