Jus-gentium definition

yo͝os gĕntē-əm, jŭs jĕnshē-əm
The law of nations; international law.
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(rom. law) The laws common to all people as distinguished from those applying only to Roman citizens.
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(law) The law of nations; international law.
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Origin of jus-gentium

  • Latin iūs gentium iūs law gentium genitive pl. of gēns nation

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin ius gentium.

    From Wiktionary