lex Longobardorum (leks long-goh-bahr-dor-<<schwa>>m). [Latin “law of the Lombards”] Hist. An ancient legal code developed between the fifth and eighth centuries, in force until the reign of Charlemagne; the laws of the Lombards, seen cumulatively from the Edict of Rothari in A.D. 643, and added to by Liutprand. • It was a subject of study in the early law school at Pavia. — Also spelled lex Langobardorum; lex Langobardica.
[Blacks Law 8th]