Pandects

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Pandects

see CORPUS JURIS CIVILIS.

PANDECTS, civil law. The name of an abridgment or compilation of the civil law, made by order of the emperor Justinian, and to which he gave the force of law. It is also known by the name of Digest. (q.v.)