Definition of nulla bona in English:

nulla bona

noun

Law
  • The return made (by a sheriff or other officer) upon an execution for debt when the party has no goods to be seized.

Origin

Mid 17th century. From post-classical Latin nulla bona ‘no goods’, plural of nullum bonum ‘no good’ from classical Latin nūllum, neuter singular of nūllus no + bonum, use as noun of neuter singular of bonus.

Pronunciation

nulla bona

/ˌnʌlə ˈbəʊnə/