dicast

dicast

[dahy-kast, dik-ast]
noun
(in ancient Athens) a citizen eligible to sit as a judge.

Origin:
1700–10; < Greek dikastḗs a juryman, equivalent to *dikad-, base of dikázein to judge, determine (derivative of díkē right, law, order) + -tēs agentive suffix

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dicast (ˈdɪkæst)
 
n
(in ancient Athens) a juror in the popular courts chosen by lot from a list of citizens
 
[C19: from Greek dikastēs, from dikazein to judge, from dikē right, judgment, order]
 
di'castic
 
adj

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