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

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  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Roman law. The treasury of the prince or emperor, as distinguished from "œrarium," which was the treasury of the state. Spelman. The treasury or property of the state, as distinguished from the private property of the sovereign. In English law. The king's treasury, as the repository of forfeited property. The treasury of a noble, or of any private person. Spelman.