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 i&umacron;rispr&umacron;dentia; see jurisprudence.
(comparative more jurisprudent, superlative most jurisprudent)
- Understanding law; skilled in jurisprudence.
Compare French jurisprudent.