Latin Terms beginning with the letter D

decessit – he/she died
decessit sine prole – died without issue, childless
decessit vitae patre (d.v.p.) – died in father’s lifetime
decessus – death
defunctus/a/um – dead
denunciatio – publication of the marriage banns
   factis tribus denunciationibus – after 3 publications of the banns, 3 banns having been published
desponsus/a – betrothed
Deus – God
didymus/a – twin male/female
dies – day
die – day (a form used after certain prepositions)
discessit – he/she died
dominus – lord
domus – home
dos – dowry

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