co-defendant

codefendant

[koh-di-fen-duhnt]
noun
a joint defendant.

Origin:
1630–40; co- + defendant

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co-defendant

noun
a defendant who has been joined together with one or more other defendants in a single action [syn: codefendant
codefendant

noun
a defendant who has been joined together with one or more other defendants in a single action 
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