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J.D.1

1.
Doctor of Jurisprudence; Doctor of Law.
Origin
< New Latin Jūris Doctor

J.D.2

1.
Doctor of Laws.
Origin
< New Latin Jūrum Doctor

J.D.3

2.
Justice Department.
3.
Informal.
  1. juvenile delinquency.
  2. juvenile delinquent.

Julian Day

noun, Astronomy
1.
a serial number equal to the number of days elapsed since January 1, 4713 b.c., proposed by Joseph Scaliger in 1582 and used in astronomical calculations:
January 1, 1965, at noon, Greenwich Civil Time, was Julian Day 2,438,762.0.
Abbreviation: J.D.
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