non prosequitur[nän′ prō sek′wē tər]
Law a judgment entered against a plaintiff who fails to appear at the court proceedings or fails to do any other thing procedurally necessary
abbrev. non pros.
Origin of non prosequiturClassical Latin literally , he does not prosecute
The judgment entered against a plaintiff who has failed to pursue his or her lawsuit in a timely manner.
Origin of non prosequiturLate Latin nōn prosequitur, he does not prosecute : Latin nōn, not + prōsequitur, third person sing. present tense of prōsequī, to prosecute.
Latin, meaning "he does not prosecute".
non prosequitur - Legal Definition
A judgment against a plaintiff who has abandoned the case.