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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law;
[syn: Roman law, Justinian code, civil law, jus civile]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

jus civile n 1: the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law [syn: Roman law, Justinian code, civil law, jus civile]
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

JUS CIVILE. Among the Romans by jus civile was understood the civil law, in contradistinction to the public law, or jus gentium. 1 Savigny, Dr. Rom. c. 1, Sec. 1.