jurisconsult

jurisconsult

[joor-is-kuhn-suhlt, -kon-suhlt]
noun
1.
Roman and Civil Law. a person authorized to give legal advice.
2.
Civil Law. a master of the civil law. Abbreviation: J.C.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin jūris consultus one skilled in the law. See jus, consult

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jurisconsult (ˌdʒʊərɪsˈkɒnsʌlt)
 
n
1.  a person qualified to advise on legal matters
2.  a master of jurisprudence
 
[C17: from Latin jūris consultus; see jus, consult]

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