- An action under the Roman law brought by the praetor.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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actio praetoria — /aekshiyow pratoriya/ A praetorian action; one introduced by the praetor, as distinguished from the more ancient actio civilis (q.v.) … Black's law dictionary
Praetor — was a title granted by the government of Ancient Rome to men acting in one of two official capacities: the commander of an army, either before it was mustered or more typically in the field, or an elected magistrate assigned duties that varied… … Wikipedia