Definition of quadriennium utile in English:

quadriennium utile

noun

Scottish Law
historical
  • The four-year period between the ages of 21 and 25 during which a person may seek to revoke acts done during his or her minority.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in James Dalrymple. From classical Latin quadriennium (in post-classical Latin also quadrennium) quadrennium + ūtile, neuter of ūtilis utile.

Pronunciation

quadriennium utile

/ˌkwɒdrɪɛnɪəm ˈ(j)uːtʌɪl/