a student of jurisprudence; jurist
Origin of jurisprudentFr, back-formation from jurisprudence: see jurisprudence
skilled in the law
One learned in the law; a jurist.
Origin of jurisprudentObsolete French back-formation from French jurisprudence jurisprudence from Late Latin iūrisprūdentia ; see jurisprudence .
(comparative more jurisprudent, superlative most jurisprudent)
- Understanding law; skilled in jurisprudence.
Compare French jurisprudent.