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petit jury

[pet-ee] /ˈpɛt i/
noun, Law.
Origin of petit jury
First recorded in 1490-1500
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petit juror, noun Unabridged
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petit 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 Also called petty jury Compare grand jury
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petit juror, noun
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