placitum (plas-<<schwa>>-t<<schwa>>m), n.[Latin] Hist. 1.Roman law. An imperial constitution. 2. A judicial decision. 3. A court; a judicial tribunal. 4. A judicial proceeding; a trial. 5. A fine, mulct, or pecuniary punishment. 6. A pleading or plea. 7. A paragraph or section of a title or page where the point decided in a case is set forth separately. — Abbr. (in sense 7) pl. Pl. placita.

[Blacks Law 8th]