Salic Law Definition

sālĭk, sălĭk
The legal code of the Salian Franks.
American Heritage
A code of laws of Germanic tribes, including the Salian Franks; esp., the provision of this code excluding women from inheriting land.
Webster's New World
The law excluding women from succeeding to the throne in the French and Spanish monarchies.
Webster's New World

Origin of Salic Law

  • Latin Lex Salica

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