Innominate contracts
Innominate In*nom"i*nate, a. [L. innominatus; pref. in- not + nominare to name.] 1. Having no name; unnamed; as, an innominate person or place. [R.] --Ray. [1913 Webster]

2. (Anat.) A term used in designating many parts otherwise unnamed; as, the innominate artery, a great branch of the arch of the aorta; the innominate vein, a great branch of the superior vena cava. [1913 Webster]

{Innominate bone} (Anat.), the great bone which makes a lateral half of the pelvis in mammals; hip bone; haunch bone; huckle bone. It is composed of three bones, ilium, ischium, and pubis, consolidated into one in the adult, though separate in the fetus, as also in many adult reptiles and amphibians.

{Innominate contracts} (Law), in the Roman law, contracts without a specific name. [1913 Webster]


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  • innominate contracts — Literally, are the unclassified contracts of Roman law. They are contracts which are neither re, verbis, literis, nor consensu simply, but some mixture of or variation upon two or more of such contracts. They are principally the contracts of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • innominate contracts — Literally, are the unclassified contracts of Roman law. They are contracts which are neither re, verbis, literis, nor consensu simply, but some mixture of or variation upon two or more of such contracts. They are principally the contracts of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Innominate — In*nom i*nate, a. [L. innominatus; pref. in not + nominare to name.] 1. Having no name; unnamed; as, an innominate person or place. [R.] Ray. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) A term used in designating many parts otherwise unnamed; as, the innominate… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Innominate bone — Innominate In*nom i*nate, a. [L. innominatus; pref. in not + nominare to name.] 1. Having no name; unnamed; as, an innominate person or place. [R.] Ray. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) A term used in designating many parts otherwise unnamed; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • innominate terms — intermediate terms Terms of a contract that cannot be classified as a condition or warranty The parties to a contract may label the terms of the contract as either conditions or warranties and those labels will usually be respected by the courts… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • innominate — /inomaneyt/ In the civil law, not named or classed; belonging to no specific class; ranking under a general head. A term applied to those contracts for which no certain or precise remedy was appointed, but a general action on the case only …   Black's law dictionary

  • innominate — /inomaneyt/ In the civil law, not named or classed; belonging to no specific class; ranking under a general head. A term applied to those contracts for which no certain or precise remedy was appointed, but a general action on the case only …   Black's law dictionary

  • Roman Law —     Roman Law     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Roman Law     In the following article this subject is briefly treated under the two heads of; I. Principles; II. History. Of these two divisions, I is subdivided into: A. Persons; B. Things; C. Actions …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Law of obligations — The law of obligations is one of the component private law elements of the civil system of law. It includes contract law, delict law, quasi contract law, and quasi delict law. The law of obligations seeks to organize and regulate the voluntary… …   Wikipedia

  • contract — An agreement between two or more persons which creates an obligation to do or not to do a particular thing. As defined in Restatement, Second, Contracts No. 3: A contract is a promise or a set of promises for the breach of which the law gives a… …   Black's law dictionary

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