Definition of supplicavit in English:

supplicavit

noun

Law
historical
  • A writ requiring a person or persons to keep the peace.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Chancery Petitions. From post-classical Latin supplicavit, name of a writ, specific use of classical Latin supplicāvit ‘he (or she) has supplicated’, 3rd person singular perfect indicative of supplicāre supplicate; so called from the first words of the writ: supplicavit nobis ‘he (or she) has supplicated us’.

Pronunciation

supplicavit

/ˌsʌplɪˈkeɪvɪt/