Latin Legal Terms

Aqua

Aqua – this Latin word means “water”. The term is used in the expression “aqua regia”, which literally means “royal water”, and nowadays used to detail the hydrochloric acid and the nitric acid. The word relates also to the legal ter m”jus aquaeductus”, which in terms of Property Law refers to a servitude which entitles a landowner to lead water from the land of another person (usually from neighboring land).

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