petit jury definition by Webster's New World
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a group of twelve citizens picked to weigh the evidence in and decide the issues of a trial in court
petit jury definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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also pet·ty jurynoun
A jury that sits at civil and criminal trials. Also called trial jury.
petit jury - Legal Definition