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AVUNCULUS Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

In the civil law. A mother’s brother. 2 Bl. Comm. 230. Avunculus magnus, a great-uncle. Avunculus major, a great-grandmother’s brother. Avunculus maxim-us, a great-great-grandmother’s brother. See Dig. 38, 10, 10; Inst. 3, 6, 2.


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