mandamus

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

man·da·mus

noun \man-ˈdā-məs\

Definition of MANDAMUS

:  a writ issued by a superior court commanding the performance of a specified official act or duty

Origin of MANDAMUS

Latin, we enjoin, from mandare
First Known Use: 1760

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