Jurisprudent definition

jo͝orĭs-pro͝odnt
One learned in the law; a jurist.
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Jurisprudential.
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A student of jurisprudence; jurist.
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Skilled in the law.
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Understanding law; skilled in jurisprudence.

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One skilled in law or jurisprudence.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
jurisprudent
Plural:
jurisprudents

Origin of jurisprudent

  • Obsolete French back-formation from French jurisprudence jurisprudence from Late Latin iūrisprūdentia jurisprudence

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

  • Compare French jurisprudent.

    From Wiktionary