petit jury

petit jury

[pet-ee]
noun Law.

Origin:
1490–1500

petit juror, noun
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petit jury
 
n
Compare grand jury Also called: petty jury a jury of 12 persons empanelled to determine the facts of a case and decide the issue pursuant to the direction of the court on points of law
 
petit juror
 
n

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