From pacīscor (“agree, stipulate”), from pacō (“make or come to an agreement”).
pactiō f (genitive pactiōnis); third declension
- The act of agreeing or covenanting; an agreement, covenant, contract, bargain, pact, treaty, truce.
- A corrupt bargaining, underhand agreement.
- A marriage contract.
- pactio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879