Definition of "lex" []

  • Law. (noun)
  • A system or body of laws (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A particular specified law (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "lex" in a sentence
  • ""Codex Theodosianus", probably because they were written on parchment sheets bound together in book form, the title lex was given to collections of Roman Law made by order of the barbarian kings for such of their subjects as followed that legislation."
  • "The etymology of the Latin word lex is a subject of controversy."
  • "The lex is still my choice to go to for my twilight fix because I can trust the website."