[ joo r-is-kuh n-suhlt, -kon-suhlt ]
/ ˌdʒʊər ɪs kənˈsʌlt, -ˈkɒn sʌlt /


Roman and Civil Law. a person authorized to give legal advice.
Civil Law. a master of the civil law. Abbreviation: J.C.



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Origin of jurisconsult

First recorded in 1595–1605, jurisconsult is from the Latin word jūris consultus one skilled in the law. See jus, consult
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British Dictionary definitions for jurisconsult

/ (ˌdʒʊərɪsˈkɒnsʌlt) /


a person qualified to advise on legal matters
a master of jurisprudence

Word Origin for jurisconsult

C17: from Latin jūris consultus; see jus, consult
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