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lex non scripta

[leks-non skrip-tuh, nohn] /ˈlɛks nɒn ˈskrɪp tə, noʊn/
noun, Law.
unwritten law; common law.
Origin of lex non scripta
< Latin lēx nōn scrīpta Unabridged
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lex non scripta

/nɒn ˈskrɪptə/
the unwritten law; common law
Word Origin
from Latin
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