Definition of quantum valebat in English:

quantum valebat

noun

Law
historical
  • = quantum valebant.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Ralph Gardiner (b. 1625). From post-classical Latin quantum valebat as much as it was worth from classical Latin quantum which amount + valēbat, 3rd singular imperfect indicative of valēre to be worth.

Pronunciation

quantum valebat

/ˌkwɒntəm vaˈleɪbat/