[joo r-is-kuh n-suhlt, -kon-suhlt]

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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  1. a person qualified to advise on legal matters
  2. a master of jurisprudence

Word Origin for jurisconsult

C17: from Latin jūris consultus; see jus, consult
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