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subpoena ad testificandum

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noun subpoena ad tes·ti·fi·can·dum \-ˌad-ˌtes-tə-fi-ˈkan-dəm\

Definition of subpoena ad testificandum

  1. :  a writ commanding a person to appear in court to testify as a witness



Origin of subpoena ad testificandum

New Latin, under penalty to give testimony


First Known Use: circa 1769


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