legist

legist

[lee-jist]
noun
an expert in law, especially ancient law.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English < Medieval Latin lēgista. See legal, -ist

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legist (ˈliːdʒɪst)
 
n
a person versed in the law
 
[C15: from Medieval Latin lēgista, from lēx law]

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