[joo r-is-kuh n-suhlt, -kon-suhlt]
- Roman and Civil Law. a person authorized to give legal advice.
- Civil Law. a master of the civil law. Abbreviation: J.C.
Origin of jurisconsult
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Examples from the Web for jurisconsult
The crowd at the morning audience of the great Roman jurisconsult lessens.
The Roman jurisconsult was teacher, philosopher and practitioner in one.An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law
Qui jure suo utitur neminem ldit, says the Roman jurisconsult.Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862
The poet Guidi and the critic and jurisconsult Gravina checked this evil by their influence and example.
Indeed, whatever be the immediate subject of a jurisconsult of this epoch, he may always be called an expositor of Equity.
- a person qualified to advise on legal matters
- a master of jurisprudence
C17: from Latin jūris consultus; see jus, consult
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