Definition of ad damnum in English:

ad damnum

adverb

Law
rare
  • With respect to the harm or loss suffered by the plaintiff. Now rare.

noun

Law
  • The sum of money claimed in compensation for the harm or loss suffered by the plaintiff.

Origin

Mid 17th century. From post-classical Latin ad damnum to the harm from classical Latin ad to + damnum harm, damage.

Pronunciation:

ad damnum

/ˌad ˈdamnəm/