banc

noun \ ˈbaŋk , -ai- \

Definition of banc

plural -s
:the bench on which the judges of a court sit
in banc or less commonly in banco \-ˈbæŋ(ˌ)kō, -aiŋ-\
:in full court :with full judicial authority
  • sittings in banc
used of a court held by such a number of judges as constitute a quorum — compare nisi prius

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Origin and Etymology of banc

Middle English banck, from Old French banc


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