in loco parentisin lo·co pa·ren·tis
in the place of a parent, or of a parent's authority
Origin of in loco parentisClassical Latin
in loco parentis
In the position or place of a parent.
Origin of in loco parentisLatin in locō parentis in in locō ablative of locus place parentis genitive of parēns parent
From Latin in locō parentis (“in place of a parent”)
in loco parentis - Legal Definition
Acting in place of a parent.