Definition of melius inquirendum in US English:

melius inquirendum

noun

Law
historical
  • A writ allowing a second inquiry into a case where partiality is suspected, especially in land law.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Acts of Parliament. From post-classical Latin melius inquirendum, short for ad melius inquirendum, lit. ‘towards a better inquiry’ from classical Latin ad towards + melius better + inquīrendum, gerund of inquīrere to inquire.