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EXTRANEUS Definition & Legal Meaning

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In old English law. One foreign born; a foreigner. 7 Coke, 10.In Roman law. An heir not born in the family of the testator. Those of a foreignotate. The same as alicnus. Vicat; Du Cange.Extraneus est subditus qui extra terrain, i. e., potestatem regis natus est. 7Coke, 10. A foreigner is a subject who is born out of the territory, i. e., government of the king.


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