justiciary

[ juh-stish-ee-er-ee ]
/ dʒʌˈstɪʃ iˌɛr i /

adjective

of or relating to the administration of justice.

noun, plural jus·ti·ci·ar·ies.

the office or jurisdiction of a justiciar.

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Origin of justiciary

From the Medieval Latin word jūsticiārius, dating back to 1470–80. See justice, -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for justiciary

justiciary
/ (dʒʌˈstɪʃɪərɪ) /

adjective

of or relating to the administration of justice

noun plural -aries

an officer or administrator of justice; judge
another word for justiciar
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