Definition of quo minus in English:

quo minus

(also quominus)

noun

Law
  • An Exchequer writ available for an accountant or debtor to the king against anyone indebted to him or herself. Now historical.

Origin

Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From Anglo-Norman and Law French quominus from classical Latin quō minus so as to prevent, lit. ‘by which the less’ from quō, ablative singular of quid + minus less.

Pronunciation

quo minus

/ˌkwəʊ ˈmʌɪnəs/