nullius filius


nullius filius
/noohl"lee oos' fee"lee oos'/; Eng. /nul"ee euhs fee"lee euhs/, Latin.
(esp. in law) son of nobody; bastard.

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  • nullius filius — /nalayas fil(i)yas/ Lat. The son of nobody; a bastard. A bastard is considered nullius filius as far as regards his right to inherit. But the rule of nullius filius does not apply in other respects, and has been changed by statute in most states… …   Black's law dictionary

  • nullius filius — noun a) A child of unknown parentage; an orphan. b) The son of no one; a bastard. Syn: by blow …   Wiktionary

  • nullius filius — son of no one , bastard, illegitimate child (Latin) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nullius filius —    nobody s son ; bastard …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • nullius filius — Nobody s child; the status of an illegitimate child under the English common law. 10 Am J2d Bast § 146 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • nullius filius — ˌnə|lēəsˈfēlēəs, |nu̇lēəs noun Etymology: New Latin : an illegitimate child : a bastard having no heritable rights in common law * * * /noohl lee oos fee lee oos /; Eng. /nul ee euhs fee lee euhs/, Latin. (esp. in law) son of nobody; bastard …   Useful english dictionary

  • filius nullius — fi·li·us nul·li·us / fi lē əs nə lē əs, nə lī əs; fē lē u̇s nu̇ lē u̇s/ n [Medieval Latin, literally, no one s son]: an illegitimate child: bastard – called also filius populi; Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • filius — /filˈi əs or fēˈli ŭs/ (Latin) noun 1. Son 2. (following a name) junior filius nullius /nulˈi əs or nooˈli ŭs/ noun (law) A son of nobody, a bastard filius populi /poˈpū lī or poˈpŭ lē/ noun A son of the people filius terrae /teˈrē or teˈrī/ noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • filius nullius — /filiyas nalayss/ naliyss/ An illegitimate child; son of nobody …   Black's law dictionary

  • filius nullius — /filiyas nalayss/ naliyss/ An illegitimate child; son of nobody …   Black's law dictionary


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