Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Lat. In the civll law. A great-great-grandmother's sister, (abaviƦ soror.) Inst. 3, 6, 6; Dig. 38, 10, 3. Called matertera maxima. Id. 38, 10, 10, 17. Called, by Br&cton, abmatertera magna. Bract. foL 68b.