Meaning of vexata quaestio in English:

vexata quaestio

noun

(also vexata questio)
  • A vexed question.

Pronunciation

vexata quaestio

/vɛkˌsɑːtə ˈkwiːstɪəʊ/ /vɛkˌsɑːtə ˈkwʌɪstɪəʊ/

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Coke (1552–1634), lawyer, legal writer, and politician. From post-classical Latin vexata quaestio from classical Latin vexāta, feminine past participle of vexāre + quaestiō.