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

    A family.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Roman law. A household; a family. On the composition of the Roman family, see Agnati; Cognati; and see Mackeld. Rom. Law, ยง 144.