jus[jus, yo̵os, yo̵̅o̅s]
- Jus is defined as law or a legal principle.
An example of jus is jus cogens "compelling law", meaning international law that cannot be disregarded by a nation.
- Jus is French and is defined as the juice that is made with meat stock.
An example of jus is a sliced beef sandwich that comes with a dipping sauce of broth called an au jus sandwich.
- law; the whole body of law
- a particular system of law
- a legal principle, right, or power
Origin of jusL: see jury
- (cooking) The juices that are a by-product of roasting meat
- (cooking) A rich, lightly reduced stock used as a sauce for roasted meats
From the French jus (“juice”).