LENOCINIUM

LENOCINIUM

lenocinium (lee-noh-sin-ee-[schwa]m), n. [Latin ¡°pandering, brothel-keeping¡±]

1. Roman law. The crime of prostituting for gain.

2. Roman & Scots law. A husband’s scheming in his wife’s adultery, as by encouraging another man to seduce her. ? The wife could assert this claim as a defense in a divorce action brought by the husband.


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