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The Roman name for a decree of the Comitia Tributa on the rogation of a tribune. (See Comitia.) Originally the plebiscitum required confirmation by the Senate, but by a Lex Hortensia (B.C. 286) the whole people (universus populus) were declared bound by the plebiscita. See Lex.

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