Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Lat. In the civil law. A great-great-grandfather's sister, (abavi soror.) Inst. 3, 6, 6; Dig. 38, 10, 3. Called amita maxima. Id. 38, iO, 10, 17. Called, in Brac-ton, abamita magna. Bract, fol. 68b.

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