I. In gen., of or belonging to solicitation (post-class.): “artespetitoriasexercere,” Mamert. Grat. Act. ad Jul. 16, 2.—
II. In partic., of or belonging to the prosecution of a judicial claim, petitory (post-class.): “judicium,” Dig. 6, 1, 36: “formula,” Gai. Inst. 4, 91 sq.—Hence, subst.: pĕtītōrĭum , ii, n., the complaint or declaration in a private action, Cod. Th. 10, 10, 29, § 1.
A Latin Dictionary. Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary. revised, enlarged, and in great part rewritten by. Charlton T. Lewis, Ph.D. and. Charles Short, LL.D. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1879.
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