Duhaime's Law Dictionary


Aberemurder Definition:

A spontaneous and gratuitous murder.

Related Terms: Murder

An obsolete term of old English common law referring to a murder which was neither accidental, as a manslaughter, nor was it premeditated or accidental.

John Bouvier's Law Dictionary defines aberemurder as follows:

"In old English law. An apparent, plain or downright murder."

Taken from the Latin word aberemurdrum.

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