What is MAJORES?

In Roman law and genealogical tables. The male ascendants beyond the sixth degree. In old English law. Greater persons; persons of higher condition or estate. Majori summae minor inest. In thb greater sum the less is included. 2 Kent, Comm. 618; Story, Ag.

More On This Topic



Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of MAJORES helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary