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dicast

[dahy-kast, dik-ast] /ˈdaɪ kæst, ˈdɪk æst/
noun
1.
(in ancient Athens) a citizen eligible to sit as a judge.
Origin of dicast
1700-1710
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/
noun
1.
(in ancient Athens) a juror in the popular courts chosen by lot from a list of citizens
Derived Forms
dicastic, adjective
Word Origin
C19: from Greek dikastēs, from dikazein to judge, from dikē right, judgment, order
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