A foreigner; an alien. The word is doubtless derived from the Latin "alibi," meaning elsewhere, and natus, meaning born. See 1Bl Comm 372.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • albinatus — /aelbaneytas/ In old French law, the state or condition of an alien or foreigner …   Black's law dictionary

  • albinatus jus — /ilbaneytas jas/ In old French law, the droit d aubaine in France, whereby the king, at an alien s death, was entitled to all his property, unless he had peculiar exemption. Repealed in 1791 …   Black's law dictionary

  • albinatus jus — A French law, repealed in 1790, whereby all of the property of a deceased alien escheated to the king …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • jus albinatus — /jas aelbaneytas/ The droit d aubaine (q.v.). See albinatus jus …   Black's law dictionary

  • jus albinatus — Also called the droit d aubaine, –the right of the king, under the law of France, to all the property of a deceased alien, unless he had a peculiar exemption. See 1 Bl Comm 372 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • albanagii jus — Same as albinatus jus …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • droit d'aubaine — The right of a stranger,–the right assumed and exercised by the French government of seizing and confiscating all of the real and personal property situate in France and belonging to an alien who dies in that country. Opel v Shoup, 100 Iowa 407,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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