mos pro lege

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mōs (custom, habit) + the preposition prō (for) + lēge, the ablative of lēx (law). Meaning "custom for law".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /moːs proː ˈleː.ɡe/, [moːs proː ˈɫeː.ɡɛ]

Phrase[edit]

mōs prō lēge

  1. custom for law; meaning that the usage that is customary has the force of being a law