BONITARIAN OWNERSHIP meaning in Law Dictionary

In Roman law. a types of fair name to things, as distinguished from a name obtained in line with the rigid types of the municipal law; the property of a Roman citizen in an interest effective at quiritary home, obtained by a title as yet not known towards civil law, but introduced by the prretor, and protected by his impcrium or supreme government energy, e. g., where res mancipi was indeed transferred by simple custom. Poste's Gaius Inst 187. See QUIRITARIAN OWNERSHIP.