subpoena ad testificandum


subpoena ad tes·ti·fi·can·dum

noun \-ˌad-ˌtes-tə-fi-ˈkan-dəm\

Definition of SUBPOENA AD TESTIFICANDUM

:  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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