One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In A. Kocourek's terminology: designating a power, right, duty, etc., the free exercise of which, though not directly or positively constrained by legal prescription or proscription, may have effects or consequences which are constrained by law. Opposed to zygnomic.
1920s. From meso- + nomic, after zygnomic.
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