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".

Phrase[edit]

mōs prō lēge

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