Meaning of jus civile

jus ci•vi•le

Pronunciation: ( jus' si-vī'lē, -vē'-), [key]
— Roman Law. Roman Law.
  1. the rules and principles of law derived from the customs and legislation of Rome, as opposed to those derived from the customs of all nationsor from fundamental ideas of right and wrong implicit in the human mind
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