Definition of quiritary in English:

quiritary

adjective

Roman Law
  • That is in accordance with Roman civil law; that confers legal title; (of property) held by legal right or title.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Merivale (1808–1893), historian and dean of Ely. From classical Latin Quirītēs Quirites + -ary. Compare French quiritaire.

Pronunciation

quiritary

/ˈkwɪrɪt(ə)ri/