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[ 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.

Nearby words

jure humano, jurel, juridical, juridical days, juried, jurisconsult, jurisdiction, jurisp., jurisprudence, jurisprudent, jurist

Origin of jurisconsult

First recorded in 1595–1605, jurisconsult is from the Latin word jūris consultus one skilled in the law. See jus, consult Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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