juror

[ joo r-er, -awr ]
/ ˈdʒʊər ər, -ɔr /

noun

one of a group of persons sworn to deliver a verdict in a case submitted to them; member of a jury.
one of the panel from which a jury is selected.
one of a group of people who judge a competition.
a person who has taken an oath or sworn allegiance.

Origin of juror

1250–1300; Middle English jurour < Anglo-French (compare Old French jureur), equivalent to Old French jur(er) to swear (< Latin jūrāre) + -our -or2
Can be confusedjurist juror
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juror

/ (ˈdʒʊərə) /

noun

a member of a jury
a person whose name is included on a panel from which a jury is selected
a person who takes an oath

Word Origin for juror

C14: from Anglo-French jurour, from Old French jurer to take an oath, from Latin jūrāre
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Word Origin and History for juror

juror


n.

c.1300 (attested from late 12c. in Anglo-Latin), from Anglo-French jurour (late 13c.; Old French jureor), from Latin iuratorem (nominative iurator) "swearer," agent noun from iurare "to swear" (see jury (n.)).

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