Latin Legal Terms


Devoveo – this Latin verb literally means to consecrate, sacrifice, devote / curse, execrate. In the history of mankind, during wars the heroes have sacrificed themselves in battles for the glory of their country. The origin of the term is the word “devotio”, which literally means piety, zeal. A synonym is “sacrificum”.

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