Definitions for pandectˈpæn dɛkt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pan•dectˈpæn dɛkt(n.)

  1. pandects, a complete body or code of laws:

    the Pandects of Justinian.

    Category: Law

  2. any complete and comprehensive digest.

Origin of pandect:

1525–35; < LL Pandectēs < Gk pandéktēs=pan-pan - +déktēs receiver, container, encyclopedia

Wiktionary

  1. pandect(Noun)

    A treatise or similar work that is comprehensive as to a particular topic.

  2. pandect(Noun)

    A comprehensive collection of codes or laws.

  3. Origin: From pandectes, from πανδέκτης, from πᾶν (equivalent to English pan-)Category:English words prefixed with pan- + δέκτης.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pandect(noun)

    a treatise which comprehends the whole of any science

  2. Pandect(noun)

    the digest, or abridgment, in fifty books, of the decisions, writings, and opinions of the old Roman jurists, made in the sixth century by direction of the emperor Justinian, and forming the leading compilation of the Roman civil law

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