noun ju·ror \ˈjr-ər, ˈjr-ˌr\

: a member of a jury

Full Definition of JUROR

a :  a member of a jury
b :  a person summoned to serve on a jury
:  a person who takes an oath (as of allegiance)

First Known Use of JUROR

14th century

Rhymes with JUROR

JUROR Defined for Kids


noun ju·ror \ˈjr-ər\

Definition of JUROR for Kids

:  a member of a jury

Word Root of JUROR

The Latin word jus, meaning law or rights, and its form juris give us the roots jus and jur. Words from the Latin jus have something to do with law. A juror is a person who decides the facts of a case in a court of law. A jury is a group of jurors. When a decision in a court is just, it is fair and right and agrees with the law. Even the first two letters of judge, to form an opinion about whether something follows the law and is right, come from jus.


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