missio in bona (mis[h]-ee-oh in boh-n<<schwa>>). [Latin] Roman law. 1. A praetor’s grant to
a creditor of individual items of the judgment debtor’s property already in the creditor’s possession. 2. A praetor’s grant to a creditor in possession of the debtor’s whole estate, as a form of execution of judgment.
[Blacks Law 8th]