English Edit

Etymology Edit

See placit.

Noun Edit

placitum (plural placita)

  1. (historical) A public court or assembly in the Middle Ages, over which the sovereign presided when a consultation was held upon affairs of state.
  2. (UK, law, obsolete) A court, or cause in court.
  3. (law) A plea; a pleading; a judicial proceeding; a suit.
    "By deleting in placitum the amount of 7c and inserting in lieu thereof the amount of 9c."
  4. (law, US, Australia) a legal decision made by a judge or court.

Latin Edit

Etymology Edit

Neuter gender of placitus.

Noun Edit

placitum n (genitive placitī); second declension

  1. opinion, teaching, theory
  2. decree, sentence, suit, litigation
  3. plea

Declension Edit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative placitum placita
Genitive placitī placitōrum
Dative placitō placitīs
Accusative placitum placita
Ablative placitō placitīs
Vocative placitum placita

Descendants Edit

Participle Edit


  1. nominative neuter singular of placitus

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