Definition of placitum in English:

placitum

noun

US, Australian
Law
  • A decree, decision, or verdict of a judge, court, assembly, etc.; (in plural) the proceedings of a court, assembly, etc., (now historical).

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Eliot (fl. 1593). From classical Latin placitum an opinion, belief, (in legal use) an agreed condition, in post-classical Latin also resolution, plan, decision (3rd cent.), agreement, contract, assembly for discussion and decision of matters of state, session of a court, plea, use as noun of neuter past participle of placēre to please.

Pronunciation

placitum

/ˈplasɪtəm/