Corpus Juris Civilis
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Corpus Juris Civilis(sɪˈvaɪlɪs)
(Law) law the body of Roman or civil law consolidated by Justinian in the 6th century ad. It consists of four parts, the Institutes, Digest, Code, and Novels
[New Latin, literally: body of civil law]