Petit-jury Definition

petē
noun
A group of twelve citizens picked to weigh the evidence in and decide the issues of a trial in court.
Webster's New World

(law) A regular trial jury, assembled to determine criminal or civil liability.

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Synonyms:
petty jury
other

See jury.

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Singular:
petit-jury
Plural:
petit-juries

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