Meaning of PANDECT
|Webster's 1913 Dictionary|
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\Pan"dect\, n. [L. pandecta, pandectes, Gr. ?
all-receiving, all-containing; ?, ?, all + ? to receive: cf.
F. pandectes, pl.]
1. A treatise which comprehends the whole of any science.
[Thou] a pandect mak'st, and universal book.
2. pl. 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. --Kent.
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