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jurisconsult

[ joor-is-kuhn-suhlt, -kon-suhlt ]
/ ˌdʒʊər ɪs kənˈsʌlt, -ˈkɒn sʌlt /
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noun

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 Latin jūris consultus “one skilled in the law.” See jus, consult
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jurisconsult
/ (ˌdʒʊərɪsˈkɒnsʌlt) /

noun

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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