Talion definitions

tăl'ē-ən
The principle that punishment should be equivalent or identical to the offense committed.
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The imposition of such a punishment.
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Punishment that exacts a penalty corresponding in kind to the crime.
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Origin of talion

Middle English talioun from Anglo-Norman from Latin tāliō tāliōn- telə- in Indo-European roots