Jurisconsult definition

jo͝orĭs-kŏnsŭlt
A person learned in law; a jurist.
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(Roman and Civil Law) A person authorised to give legal advice.
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(Civil Law) A master of the civil law. Abbreviation: J.C.
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(law) A master of jurisprudence.
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(law) Someone who has studied law.
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(law) A jurist.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
jurisconsult
Plural:
jurisconsults

Origin of jurisconsult

  • Latin iūriscōnsultus iūris genitive of iūs law yewes- in Indo-European roots cōnsultus skilled past participle of cōnsulere to take counsel

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin jūris consultus (“one skilled in the law”).

    From Wiktionary